from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Offense; resentment: took umbrage at their rudeness.
- n. Something that affords shade.
- n. Shadow or shade. See Synonyms at shade.
- n. A vague or indistinct indication; a hint.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Feeling of anger or annoyance caused by something offensive.
- n. Feeling of doubt.
- n. Leaves that provide shade, as the foliage of trees
- n. shadow, shade
- v. To displease or cause offense.
- v. To shade.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Shade; shadow; obscurity; hence, that which affords a shade, as a screen of trees or foliage.
- n. Shadowy resemblance; shadow.
- n. The feeling of being overshadowed; jealousy of another, as standing in one's light or way; hence, suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Shade; a shadow; obscurity.
- n. That which affords a shade; specifically, a screen of trees or foliage.
- n. A slight appearance; an apparition; a shade.
- n. The feeling of being overshadowed, as by another standing in one's light or way; hence, suspicion of slight or injury; offense; resentment.
- n. Synonyms See pique and animosity.
- To shade.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a feeling of anger caused by being offended
Middle English, shade, from Old French, from Latin umbrāticum, neuter of umbrāticus, of shade, from umbra, shadow.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin umbrāticus ("in the shade"), from umbra ("shadow", "shade") (Wiktionary)