[ UK /ˈʌmbɹɪd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈəmbɹɪdʒ/ ]
  1. a feeling of anger caused by being offended
    he took offence at my question
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How To Use umbrage In A Sentence

  • However, nobody would take genuine umbrage at being described as a gurrier. Irish Blogs
  • He could behold beneath his eye, the lower part of the decayed village, as its ruins peeped from the umbrageous shelter with which they were shrouded. Saint Ronan's Well
  • On a terrace beyond the ravine an umbrageous oak spreads his great boughs indulgently beside the sombre Persian forms.
  • Senator Vanstone took umbrage at this remark, describing his comments as ‘extraordinary’ and ‘indicative of an attitude’ at the ABC.
  • No sooner was he ensconced than he was verbally abused by an irate customer who had taken umbrage because he (our reader) was not wearing socks.
  • When they tried to get him to take a pay cut in 1887 to reflect his diminished ability, he took umbrage at the perceived insult and retired.
  • It was one of those days in June, in which our summer-hopes take umbrage at what we call unseasonable weather, though no season was ever known to pass without them. The Ladies' Vase Polite Manual for Young Ladies
  • Republican Representative James Walsh and New York Secretary of State Randy Daniels took umbrage at Cuomo's comments.
  • She had been abominably uncivil to him, and she would not be surprised if he took umbrage.
  • Seems that some conservatives took umbrage at comments by the writer Joe Staten.
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