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English definition of “be out of sorts”

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be out of sorts

old-fashioned
to be slightly ill or slightly unhappy: I've been feeling tired and headachy and generally out of sorts.
Translations of “be out of sorts”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有些不舒服, 有點不高興…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有些不舒服, 有点不高兴…
(Definition of be out of sorts from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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