follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

feel blue

Be depressed or sad, as in I was really feeling blue after she told me she was leaving . The use of blue to mean “sad” dates from the late 1300s. See also blue funk , def. 2; have the blues
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for feel blue
Historical Examples
  • It was funny, but it made me feel blue and unattached and terribly alone in the world.

    The Prairie Wife Arthur Stringer
  • Ida says—but I won't tell you what Ida says—she always makes me feel blue.

    My Wife and I Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • It made him feel blue, and his big picture, which had seemed so promising the day before, looked hopelessly bad in this new mood.

    Different Girls Various
  • Josephine had now joined them and the conversation ran to lighter channels much to Masons relief as he was beginning to feel blue.

    Mason of Bar X Ranch Henry Bennett
  • I can feel blue lightning chasing up and down my spine right now.

    Baby Mine Margaret Mayo
  • If they feel blue they read about total depravity—and cheer up.

  • But it does no good to feel blue over it; you'll come back again all right, anyway.

    With Sully into the Sioux Land Joseph Mills Hanson
  • I am still around among wounded same, but will not make you feel blue by filling my letter with sad particulars.

    The Wound Dresser Walt Whitman

Word of the Day

Word Value for feel

7
8
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for feel blue