Umbrage

Definition of Umbrage

Um´brage   Pronunciation: ŭm´brãj; 48
n.1.Shade; shadow; obscurity; hence, that which affords a shade, as a screen of trees or foliage.
Where highest woods, impenetrable
To star or sunlight, spread their umbrage broad.
- Milton.
2.Shadowy resemblance; shadow.
The opinion carries no show of truth nor umbrage of reason on its side.
- Woodward.
3.The feeling of being overshadowed; jealousy of another, as standing in one's light or way; hence, suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment.
Which gave umbrage to wiser than myself.
- Evelyn.
Persons who feel most umbrage from the overshadowing aristocracy.
- Sir W. Scott.

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adumbration, angry look, annoyance, dark shade, dirty look, dudgeon, enrage, exasperation, foliage, foliation, frondage, frown, fury, glare, gloom, glower, huff, incense, infuriate, ire, irking, irritation, leafage, leafiness, mad, madden, mere shadow, miff, nettling, offense, penumbra, pique, provoking, rage, scowl, screen, shade, shadiness, shadow, shadows numberless, silhouette, skiagram, skiagraph, snuff, steam up, umbra, umbrageousness, verdure, vexation, wrath
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