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Umbrage

Meaning: A feeling of anger caused by being offended

Oct 19, 2016 12:56 IST
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Meaning: A feeling of anger caused by being offended

Pronunciation: uhm-brij

Usage/Example: 1. In a joint statement issued after a brainstorming session, Islamic scholars and clerics took umbrage to the Centre's proposals on Triple Talaq. (Source: Winona Daily News)

2. A lot of young Australians took umbrage at these comments, and Twitter was set alight with responses to Salt column. (Source: New Zealand Herald)

3. Kelly is under considerable fire, and he understandably took umbrage over the remark. (Source: SFGate)

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