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Synonyms for umbrage

take umbrage


  • take offence
  • be hurt
  • be angry
  • be offended
  • be upset
  • be wounded
  • be put out
  • be annoyed
  • bridle
  • be insulted
  • take exception
  • be miffed
  • be indignant
  • be resentful
  • be disgruntled
  • be aggrieved
  • be affronted
  • get the hump
  • be piqued
  • be riled
  • get huffy
  • go in a huff
  • take something personally
  • have your nose put out of joint
  • take something amiss
  • get your hackles up

Synonyms for umbrage

extreme displeasure caused by an insult or slight

comparative darkness that results from the blocking of light rays

Synonyms for umbrage

a feeling of anger caused by being offended

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Next time someone takes umbrage at energy being produced near them, especially if it's fossil fuel or nuclear, just take a leaf from Mr Owen's book and tell the silly nimby to stop whinging and face reality.
IN response to an article I placed in You Say, and in the FeedBack (November 7), I stated charity begins at home, and Rosemary Wilson took umbrage to my comments.
I take umbrage with the new findings on family dynamics from research teams at Iowa State and New York's Cornell universities.
Albion bowling club members took umbrage and the row has continued ever since.
Summary: The umbrage industry is working overtime this week.
Turned out he was sat three seats along from David Cameron for the Chancellor's speech in the main conference hall and didn't want the PM to think he had taken umbrage with speech.
Rushdie took particular umbrage at organising committee secretary-general Lalit Bhanot who suggested that complaints about the athletes' accommodation by some Western countries were because of differing attitudes to cleanliness, The Sydney Morning Herald reports.
Gerald Davis had taken umbrage at being told off at a tanning shop for undressing in front of staff.
Whoever leaves as the most aggrieved party could take Umbrage with them, but they'd then be responsible for its care and feeding, until somebody else took Umbrage.
Judge Guy Whitburn said: "For no apparent reason you took umbrage at this ATM machine and set about it with considerable force.
30) taking umbrage at the "errors" on the May 23 cover might have noted, as was clear in the credits, that it is from a 1925 French publication for children, Le Petit Inventeur.
I take umbrage at being insulted for being English so I try to treat others the way I like to be treated, and not insult them in return.
If the Israelis take umbrage and return fire tenfold, who can blame them?
I take great umbrage with reader Brant Boyce's assessment that a degree is only as good as the school that grants it.
Workmen in the farming town of Kerikeri were repairing the main street when the young woman tourist took umbrage at their attention.