What does umbrage mean?

Definitions for umbrageˈʌm brɪdʒ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word umbrage.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. umbrage, offense, offence(noun)

    a feeling of anger caused by being offended

    "he took offence at my question"


  1. umbrage(Noun)

    Feeling of anger or annoyance caused by something offensive.

  2. umbrage(Noun)

    Feeling of doubt.

  3. umbrage(Noun)

    Leaves that provide shade, as the foliage of trees

  4. umbrage(Noun)

    shadow, shade

  5. umbrage(Verb)

    To displease or cause offense.

  6. umbrage(Verb)

    To shade.

  7. Origin: From umbraticus, from umbra

Webster Dictionary

  1. Umbrage(noun)

    shade; shadow; obscurity; hence, that which affords a shade, as a screen of trees or foliage

  2. Umbrage(noun)

    shadowy resemblance; shadow

  3. Umbrage(noun)

    the feeling of being overshadowed; jealousy of another, as standing in one's light or way; hence, suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Umbrage

    um′brāj, n. suspicion of injury: offence: a shade of foliage: a slight appearance.—v.t. to shade.—adj. Umbrā′geous, shady or forming a shade.—adv. Umbrā′geously.—n. Umbrā′geousness. [Fr. ombrage—L. umbra, a shadow.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of umbrage in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of umbrage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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Translations for umbrage

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Anstoß, SchattenGerman
  • resentimientoSpanish
  • ombrage, ombragerFrench
  • veita forsælu, skapraun, skyggja, laufskrúð, gremja, laufskrúð sem veitir forsælu, þykkjaIcelandic
  • umbri, supărare, ranchiună, adumbri, umbrăRomanian

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