1. to be in bad or irritable mood or to feel ill
I'm feeling a bit out of sorts
If you are 'out of sorts' it means you are not in your usual mood, emotionally or physically. Being 'out of sorts' has a negative connotation meaning you are irritable, moody or feeling ill. This is a phrase that can be used as a polite way of saying you are not feeling good or - in an informal context - explaining that you're not having a good day. Related to the phrase 'not feeling myself today'.