blue funk, in a
In a state of panic or terror. For example, Just because the bride's mother is late, you needn't get in a blue funk. This term originated in the mid-1700s as in a funk, the adjective blue, meaning “affected with fear or anxiety,” being added a century later.
In a state of dejection, sad. For example, Anne has been in a blue funk since her dog died. This usage employs blue in the sense of “sad”—a meaning that first emerged in the late 1300s. Also see have the blues.
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But along with the cartoon funk is an all-too-real story of police brutality embodied by a horde of evil Pigs.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
In pursuing his alchemical researches, he discovered Prussian blue, and the animal oil which bears his name.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Mary is fair as the morning dew— Cheeks of roses and ribbons of blue!
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!