off (one's) feed

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off (one's) feed

Uninterested in eating. That gory horror movie completely put me off my feed. She's been off her feed since coming down with a cold.
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off one's feed

Have no desire to eat, have lost one's appetite, as in Even though Mom's gone only for a week, her absence puts Dad off his feed. Originating in the early 1800s and first used only for animals, this colloquial term later was applied to humans as well.
See also: feed, off
References in classic literature ?
So's the family, and so's the boys, except for a sort of rash as is a running through the school, and rather puts 'em off their feed.
elite whose nearby homes cost up to $8 million, citizens clearly off their feed when it comes to obstructed views, pollution, noise and presumed loss of rural charm.
Certainly not to intentionally put viewers off their feed.
But then there were those handful of shots of homoerotic sadomasochism that were extreme enough to put most decent folks off their feed for a minute or two; and that's what got Contemporary Arts Center director Dennis Barrie (Woods) hauled into court.