victoriousvocabulary: UMBRAGE[noun]1. offense; annoyance;…

Posted on Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 13:30

victoriousvocabulary:

UMBRAGE

[noun]

1. offense; annoyance; displeasure; resentment; a feeling of displeasure or indignation at someone or something regarded as the cause of injury or insult; pique; irritation.

2. the slightest indication or vaguest feeling of suspicion, doubt, hostility, or the like.

3. a vague or indistinct indication; a hint.

4. leaves that afford shade, as the foliage of trees.

5. shade or shadows, as cast by trees.

6. a shadowy appearance or semblance of something; shadow; shade.

Etymology: from Old French umbrage, from Latin umbr?ticus, “relating to shade”, from umbra, “shade, shadow”.

[Isaiah Stephens – Dolores Ursula Umbridge]

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And Delores is Spanish for sorrows or pain…
She’s more accurately named than Voldemort and he chose his!
By the laws of Nominative Determinism she never stood a chance.

 
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