umbrageous


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um·bra·geous

 (ŭm-brā′jəs)
adj.
1. Affording or forming shade; shady.
2. Easily offended; irritable.

um·bra′geous·ly adv.
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umbrageous

(ʌmˈbreɪdʒəs)
adj
shady or shading
umˈbrageously adv
umˈbrageousness n
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um•bra•geous

(ʌmˈbreɪ dʒəs)

adj.
1. shady.
2. apt to take offense.
[1580–90]
um•bra′geous•ly, adv.
um•bra′geous•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.umbrageous - filled with shadeumbrageous - filled with shade; "the shady side of the street"; "the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed"; "we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove"; "cool umbrageous woodlands"
shaded - protected from heat and light with shade or shadow; "shaded avenues"; "o'er the shaded billows rushed the night"- Alexander Pope
2.umbrageous - angered at something unjust or wrongumbrageous - angered at something unjust or wrong; "an indignant denial"; "incensed at the judges' unfairness"; "a look of outraged disbelief"; "umbrageous at the loss of their territory"
angry - feeling or showing anger; "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"
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umbrageous

adjective
Casting shade:
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Tahiti is a lofty green island, with deep folds of a darker green, in which you divine silent valleys; there is mystery in their sombre depths, down which murmur and plash cool streams, and you feel that in those umbrageous places life from immemorial times has been led according to immemorial ways.
Occasionally there were intervals of pasturage, and the banks of the river were fringed with willows and cottonwood, so that its course might be traced from the hilltops, winding under an umbrageous covert, through a wide sunburnt landscape.
The umbrageous shades where the interview took place--the glorious tropical vegetation around--the picturesque grouping of the mingled throng of soldiery and natives--and even the golden-hued bunch of bananas that I held in my hand at the time, and of which I occasionally partook while making the aforesaid philosophical reflections.
A tuft of green leaves waved upon his crest, a larger tuft of brakes made an umbrageous tail, and a shawl of many colours formed his flapping wings.
Sparsit followed in the shadow of the trees, at but a short distance; for it was not easy to keep a figure in view going quickly through the umbrageous darkness.
He put the roses in his breast and they walked on for a little while, slowly and silently, under the umbrageous trees.