umbrageous

adjective
um·​bra·​geous | \ ˌəm-ˈbrā-jəs How to pronounce umbrageous (audio) \

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

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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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“Umbrageous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/umbrageous. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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