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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 um·brage /ˈʌmbrɪʤ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Um·brage n.
 1. Shade; shadow; obscurity; hence, that which affords a shade, as a screen of trees or foliage.
 Where highest woods, impenetrable
 To star or sunlight, spread their umbrage broad.   --Milton.
 2. Shadowy resemblance; shadow. [Obs.]
    The opinion carries no show of truth nor umbrage of reason on its side.   --Woodward.
 3. The feeling of being overshadowed; jealousy of another, as standing in one's light or way; hence, suspicion of injury or wrong; offense; resentment.
    Which gave umbrage to wiser than myself.   --Evelyn.
    Persons who feel most umbrage from the overshadowing aristocracy.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took
          offence at my question" [syn: offense, offence]