Complete Definition of "intrusive"

English

Pronunciation
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Adjective
intrusive

  1. Tending or apt to intrude; doing that which is not welcome; interrupting or disturbing; entering without right or welcome.

#: Did it ever cross your mind that he might find all those questions you ask intrusive?

  1. geology Of rocks: forced, while in a plastic or molten state, into the cavities or between the cracks or layers of other rocks.

Translations
trans-top|tending to intrude
Finnish: tunkeileva, tungetteleva
trans-mid
German: aufdringlich
trans-bottom

trans-top|forced between layers of rocks
Finnish: intrusiivinen
trans-mid
German: intrusiv
trans-bottom

Related terms
intrusion
intrusively
intrusiveness

References
R:Century 1911
R:Webster 1913

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