What does umbrageous mean?

umbrageous meaning in General Dictionary

angered at some thing unjust or wrong

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  • full of shade
  • creating or affording a shade shady shaded as umbrageous woods or foliage
  • creating or affording a tone; shady; shaded; as,u000du000a umbrageous trees or vegetation.
  • maybe not effortlessly observed, as though from being darkened or shaded; obscure.
  • experiencing envy or umbrage; using, or disposed to take, umbrage; suspicious.

umbrageous meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"shady," 1580s, from French ombrageux, from Old French umbrageus, from umbre "shade," from Latin umbra (see umbrage).


umbrageous meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Forming or affording a shade; questionable; shaded; as, umbrageous woods or foliage.

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  • (a.) Maybe not easily understood, like from becoming darkened or shaded; obscure.
  • (a.) experiencing envy or umbrage; using, or disposed to take, umbrage; dubious.

Sentence Examples with the word umbrageous

In Sikkim the mountains are covered with dense forest of tall umbrageous trees, commonly accompanied by a luxuriant growth of under shrubs, and adorned with climbing and epiphytal plants in wonderful profusion.

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