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umbrage

umbrage - Dictionary definition and meaning for word umbrage

Definition
(noun) a feeling of anger caused by being offended
Synonyms : offence , offense
Example Sentence
  • he took offence at my question

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for umbrage

notice the last 4 letters...RAGE.And then umbrella =shade, rage=anger and resentment.
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by findktk

umbrage == angrez ..who ruled India for a 100 years were very insulting to the Indians.
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by meetrahulkhandelwal

we grew great resentment to Dolores Umbridge:X
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by friendofafriend

umbrage= um bra rage. he got a fit of RAGE as she dint undo her BRA = UMBRAGE
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by cricketabhi

sounds like curtley EMBROSE , westindies player ..to whom sachin hits 3 sixes in a row and so he is in Umbrage (really angry)
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by meetrahulkhandelwal

Umbrage and enrage are similar in sound and both mean, anger.
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by pushpa_edit

remeber proff umbridge in harry potter..wasnt she bad,offensive.
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by t3rmin4t0r

umbrella rage...when its raining and there are so many umbrellas out that you get poked in the eye...therefore angry and injured!
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by rsubs03

someone says something offensive and you say "ummmm" with undertones of rage!
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by rsubs03

umbrage -> Umbrella ragging,sense of injury or insult,anger.
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by sansecretcp

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