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English adjective: intrusive

1. intrusive tending to intrude (especially upon privacy)

SamplesShe felt her presence there was intrusive.

Similarbusy, busybodied, encroaching, interfering, invasive, meddlesome, meddling, officious, trespassing

Attributeintrusiveness, meddlesomeness, officiousness

Antonymsnot intrusive, unintrusive

2. intrusive of rock material; forced while molten into cracks between layers of other rock

Similarirruptive, plutonic

Domain categorygeology


3. intrusive thrusting inward

SamplesAn intrusive arm of the sea.


See alsoconcave


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