Definition of umbrage

Common misspellings:
  • umbridge (0.0%)
  • umbradge (0.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. Its orators were constantly giving umbrage to Napoleon - The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton

  2. The Miamis too in the valley of the Ohio had lately taken umbrage at the conduct of the French and betrayed a leaning to the side of England while several tribes of the south showed a similar disposition - The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman