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umbrage

um·brage

umbrage

 
 
pronunciation:
uhm brihj
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part of speech: noun
definition: a feeling of offense, irritation, or resentment (usu. prec. by take).
He took umbrage at the implication that he was too old for the job.
similar words:
grudge, offense, resentment
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