not feeling (oneself)

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not feeling (oneself)

To not feel as one normally should, either physically, mentally, emotionally, etc. I'm sorry for getting upset at you earlier, I'm just not feeling myself today. Mary hasn't been feeling herself ever since she lost her job.
See also: feeling, not
References in classic literature ?
Mr Sparkler said, or rather twitched out of himself in small pieces by the shirt-collar, that Mrs Merdle having completely used up her place in the country, and also her house at Brighton, and being, of course, unable, don't you see, to remain in London when there wasn't a soul there, and not feeling herself this year quite up to visiting about at people's places, had resolved to have a touch at Rome, where a woman like herself, with a proverbially fine appearance, and with no nonsense about her, couldn't fail to be a great acquisition.
Forgetting herself, spending time as she could, she was able to grow to do more socially respectable things, but still with this persistent sense of not feeling herself and not knowing herself.
Normally she would be barking orders and bossing people around but she's not feeling herself.
BETTY Suarez is not feeling herself tonight, and some dodgy perfume is to blame.
Next day, Vera's not feeling herself - she's a zombie.
Whatever the reason, she's not feeling herself but she's clearly trying to stay alert and enthusiastic.