Definitions for obtrusion-ˈtru ʒən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•trudeəbˈtrud(v.)-trud•ed, -trud•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to thrust (something) forward or upon a person, esp. without warrant or invitation.

  2. to thrust forth; push out.

  3. (v.i.)to thrust forward, esp. unduly; intrude.

Origin of obtrude:

1545–55; < L obtrūdere to thrust against =ob-ob - +trūdere to thrust

ob•tru′sion-ˈtru ʒən(n.)


  1. obtrusion(Noun)

    An interference or intrusion

  2. obtrusion(Noun)

    An encroachment beyond proper limits

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obtrusion(noun)

    the act of obtruding; a thrusting upon others by force or unsolicited; as, the obtrusion of crude opinions on the world

  2. Obtrusion(noun)

    that which is obtruded


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