feel (like) (one)self

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feel (like) (one)self

To feel as one normally does, physically or emotionally. I'm finally starting to feel like myself again after my bout with the flu. Marcy has been struggling with depression lately—I hope she feels herself again soon.
See also: feel
References in classic literature ?
Even when thou art gentle towards them, they still feel themselves despised by thee; and they repay thy beneficence with secret maleficence.
In thy presence they feel themselves small, and their baseness gleameth and gloweth against thee in invisible vengeance.
Palmer's side that constant and friendly good humour could do, to make them feel themselves welcome.
Pierre was one of those who are only strong when they feel themselves quite innocent, and since that day when he was overpowered by a feeling of desire while stooping over the snuffbox at Anna Pavlovna's, an unacknowledged sense of the guilt of that desire paralyzed his will.
During the event, all present could feel themselves as rescuers and repeat the necessary actions at speed: on skis to reach the conditioned victim and correctly provide first aid.
The minister urged Pakistanis to come out of depression and feel themselves confidant as Pakistan today is safer, peaceful and emerging economy.
Respondents were asked whether they feel or do not feel themselves religious.
Munira said BISP was redefining the lives of its women by adding dignity, empowerment and meaning to their lives and PML-N government were fully committed to cultivate an environment where women were respected and feel themselves empowered.
The soundtrack is lively and fabulous, but fans of Morrissey's music may feel themselves shortchanged, as his songs aren't used.
From offering a relaxing atmosphere near the beach at the Floridian Key West bar and grill, with unpretentious fine food and genuine service, to the infamous Pour Elle Ladies Day on Tuesday, June 27 at the Beach Club, the visitors have the freedom to feel at home and feel themselves.
Boris Johnson, Liam Fox and David Davis are men who feel themselves entitled to wield the seals of state.
Instead of getting donations from people, their constant forceful tactics sometimes create nuisance for general public who feel themselves attacked by their offensive behavior.
By choosing a convenient time - 11:00, 12:00 and 13:00 (UTC/GMT + 4 hours) -- and, visiting the arena, the visitors will feel themselves like a real athlete for a day.
He said that the government and people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa shared the grief of the families of victims and they should not feel themselves alone.