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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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wal| An eagle-eyed shopper at Morrisons in |Rhyl took umbrage with one fellow customer who had parked across two bays
WILL somebody inform Tony Blair and the media that the overwhelming majority of the British public consider him a persona non grata and take umbrage at his recent attempted interference in relation to Europe and his comments about UKIP.
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.
Several companies with religious owners have taken umbrage at that, some of them taking their umbrage all the way to the courts.
I TAKE acute umbrage at the survey that declared Glaswegians are Scotland's biggest liars.
Summary: The umbrage industry is working overtime this week.
It is understandable that your reader from Penarth ("Let's be modest about Barry", You Say, May 26) who takes umbrage over the idea of "Barry Riviera" might be held back by modesty; unlike Barry, Penarth does not boast five great beaches nor three distinct resort destinations offered by the "Barry Riviera" with its Island, Knapp and Porthkerry.
to take umbrage, lift wings and flap, rush long snake-like necks across
He might have taken umbrage at something that has been written about what I said, perhaps he is entitled to take umbrage, it depends how you want to interpret things.
The Bolton light-welterweight, defending his WBA title against European champion McCloskey in Manchester, took umbrage when Sky decided to downgrade the fight from Box Office to their normal subscription service.
I will admit I took umbrage to Mike whipping on my .
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.
Reader MARSHALL CARTER-TRIPP takes umbrage at MARK SCHMITT's column ("Machinery of Progress") suggesting progressives are partially responsible for the Obama administration's successes and failures: "Schmitt tells us that expecting actual change to be implemented by Obama is unfair given that the 'success of his presidency and this Congress .