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  • verb To take offense.
  • verb To become angry and resentful.


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  • Etymology:

    15th century, originally from Latin umbra "shade, shadow."


    She took umbrage at the man for stepping in front of him in line.

    When, without offering an excuse, she told him she would not be able to attend his birthday, he took umbrage.

    March 17, 2020

  • Umbrage! I can't believe this hasn't been listed more often on this site.

    March 18, 2020

  • (See, e.g., marathon of phony umbrage taking.)

    March 18, 2020

  • How dare you tell me what to do, ru ? Umbrage!

    March 22, 2020

  • I see your umbrage and raise you some unjustified indignation.

    March 23, 2020