oneself again

(oneself) again

Back to one's normal physical health or mental disposition. It took a lot of therapy, but I'm finally starting to feel like myself again. He hasn't been himself since the accident.
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*oneself again

showing signs of being healthy again or restored. (*Typically: act like ~; be ~; feel like ~; seem like ~.) After such a longillness, it'sgoodto be myself again. I'm sorry that I lost my temper. I think I feel like myself again now.
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