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umbrage

American English: /ˈəmbrɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈʌmbrɪdʒ/

noun

  • to take umbrage (at something)
    ofenderse or sentirse agraviado (por algo)
    Example sentences
    • One of the lads took umbrage at this public affront to his manliness and duly acknowledged the driver with a hand signal that wasn't too friendly.
    • A caller to a phone-in which I heard yesterday took umbrage at the underhand tactics employed by Nasa.
    • Locals took umbrage at such castigation, and echoing the responses to the Wylde affair, many sought to re-affirm the respectability of the colony in the face of accusations that could be economically and politically damaging.
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