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umbrageous

[uhm-brey-juh s] /ʌmˈbreɪ dʒəs/
adjective
1.
creating or providing shade; shady:
an umbrageous tree.
2.
apt to take offense.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; umbrage + -ous
Related forms
umbrageously, adverb
umbrageousness, noun
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  • The yards are nicely carpeted with green, and rendered cool by umbrageous trees.
  • Let him leave the beaten line of travel, where the ravaging axe converts the umbrageous solitude into noisy blanks.
British Dictionary definitions for umbrageous

umbrageous

/ʌmˈbreɪdʒəs/
adjective
1.
shady or shading
Derived Forms
umbrageously, adverb
umbrageousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for umbrageous
adj.

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

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