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feel blue

To feel sad, somber, or glum. I have been feeling blue lately, but I think it's just because of this gloomy weather we've been having.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

feel blue

Fig. to feel sad. You look like you feel blue. What's wrong?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

feel blue

Be depressed or sad, as in I was really feeling blue after she told me she was leaving. The use of blue to mean "sad" dates from the late 1300s. See also blue funk, def. 2; have the blues.
See also: blue, feel
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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