One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not feel in one's usual physical or mental state.‘I'm not myself this morning’
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- ‘He's just not himself today.’
- ‘With his head down, he was positively not himself this morning.’
- ‘For that matter, you were not yourself yesterday, and you will not be tomorrow.’
- ‘I'm not really myself right now.’
- ‘Funny things were happening to me and I was simply not myself.’
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