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umbrage

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] umbrāticus "in the shade", from umbra "shadow, shade"

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
umbrage

Plural
-

umbrage (-)
  1. Feeling of anger or annoyance caused by something offensive.
  2. Feeling of doubt.
  3. (obsolete) shadow, shade
  4. Leaves that provide shade, as the foliage of trees

Quotations

shadow
  • 1602 : William Shakespeare, Hamlet, act V scene 1
    [...] but in the verity of extolment
    I take him to be a soul of great article and his infusion
    of such dearth and rareness as, to make true diction of
    him, his semblable in his mirror, and who else would
    trace him, his umbrage, nothing more.

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Verb

Infinitive
to umbrage

Third person singular
umbrag

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to umbrage (third-person singular simple present umbrag, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To displease or cause offense.
  2. (transitive) To shade.

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