umbrageous

adjective
um·​bra·​geous | \ˌəm-ˈbrā-jəs \

Definition of umbrageous 

1a : affording shade

b : spotted with shadows

2 : inclined to take offense easily

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Other Words from umbrageous

umbrageously adverb
umbrageousness noun

Synonyms & Antonyms for umbrageous

Synonyms

shaded, shadowed, shadowy, shady

Antonyms

exposed, shadeless, sunny

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Examples of umbrageous in a Sentence

the estate's grounds include a delightfully umbrageous grove

First Known Use of umbrageous

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of umbrageous was in 1587

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