he takes umbrage easily

umbrage noun

  1. offense; annoyance; displeasure:
  2. to feel umbrage at a social snub; to give umbrage to someone; totake umbrage at someone’s rudeness.
  3. the slightest indication or vaguest feeling of suspicion, doubt,hostility, or the like.
  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.

Fiction Writing Prompt: Use the word of the week in whatever you write today.

Journaling Prompt: What annoys you? Why do you think it is so annoying?

Art Prompt: Umbrage

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt:Use the word of the week in your article or speech.

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2 Responses to Prompt #1173 Word of the Week – Umbrage

  1. Thanks for this reminder. A great word I rarely use though I feel umbrage often!

    I love your prompts!

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