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To feel or be ill - thesaurus


feel awful

to feel ill or unhappy

be in a bad way

to be very ill, injured, or upset

not feel yourself

to be feeling slightly ill

look awful

to look ill, sad, or worried

feel rotten

to feel ill

fight for your life

to be very ill or injured and likely to die

linger on

to be alive, although very ill, for a long time after you seemed likely to die

complain of

to say that you have a pain or are ill

feel funny

to feel slightly ill

be a shadow/ghost of your former self

to be much less healthy or successful, or to be in much worse condition than before

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feel/look like shit

to feel or look ill

go/run to seed

to stop looking attractive and healthy, especially because you have not been looking after yourself

have a thick head

to feel a pain in your head because you are ill or you have drunk too much alcohol

have one foot in the grave

to be very old or ill and likely to die soon

look/feel like death warmed up

to look or feel very ill

look/feel like hell

to look or feel very ill or tired

not feel/look too clever

to feel or look ill

see stars

to see flashes of light, especially because of a knock on your head



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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