umbrage - vocabulary



  edgood  —  Grammar Tips
noun

A sense of injury, annoyance, offense, injury; vague feel of doubt or suspicion; leaves affording shade, shade, or shadows cast by trees.
Mr. Jack Maldon shook hands with me; but not very warmly, I believed; and with an air of languid patronage, at which I secretly took great umbrage. But his languor altogether was quite a wonderful sight; except when he addressed himself to his cousin Annie.

—Charles Dickens David Copperfield (1848–50)

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