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Meaning of UMBRAGEOUS

Pronunciation:  um'breyjus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  angered at something unjust or wrong; "an indignant denial"; "incensed at the judges' unfairness"; "a look of outraged disbelief"; "umbrageous at the loss of their territory"
  2. [adj]  filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"
 

UMBRAGEOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: angry, incensed, indignant, outraged, shaded, shadowed, shadowy, shady
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Um*bra"geous\ (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. ombraqeux shy,
skittish, suspicious, in OF. also, shady. See {Umbrage}.]
1. Forming or affording a shade; shady; shaded; as,
   umbrageous trees or foliage.

         Umbrageous grots and caves Of cool recess, o'er
         which the mantling vine Lays forth her purple grape.
                                               --Milton.

2. Not easily perceived, as if from being darkened or shaded;
   obscure. [Obs.] --Sir H. Wotton.

3. Feeling jealousy or umbrage; taking, or disposed to take,
   umbrage; suspicious. [Obs.] --Bp. Warburton. --
   {Um*bra"geous*ly}, adv. -- {Um*bra"geous*ness}, n.

 

 

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