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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


Antonymsextrusive

3. intrusive thrusting inward


SamplesAn intrusive arm of the sea.


Similarintruding


See alsoconcave


Antonymsprotrusive









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