- Feeling of anger or annoyance caused by something offensive.
1922 February, James Joyce, “[Episode 16]”, in Ulysses, Paris: Shakespeare & Co.; Sylvia Beach, OCLC 560090630; republished London: Published for the Egoist Press, London by John Rodker, Paris, October 1922, OCLC 2297483:
- —He took umbrage at something or other, that muchinjured but on the whole eventempered person declared, I let slip.
- 1960, Muriel Spark, The Bachelors, London: Macmillan, Chapter 10,
- She looked very neurotic, moving in a jerky way, her body giving little twitches of habitual umbrage.
- Feeling of doubt.
- Leaves that provide shade, as the foliage of trees
- (obsolete) shadow, shade
- (feeling of anger or annoyance): annoyance, displeasure, odium, offense, resentment, huff, miff, peeve, pique
- (feeling of doubt): suspicion
feeling of anger or annoyance
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umbrage m (plural umbrages)