What does intrusive mean?

Definitions for intrusiveɪnˈtru sɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word intrusive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intrusive(adj)

    tending to intrude (especially upon privacy)

    "she felt her presence there was intrusive"

  2. intrusive(adj)

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

  3. intrusive(adj)

    thrusting inward

    "an intrusive arm of the sea"


  1. intrusive(Noun)

    An igneous rock that is forced, while molten, into cracks or between other layers of rock

  2. intrusive(Adjective)

    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?

  3. intrusive(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intrusive(adj)

    apt to intrude; characterized by intrusion; entering without right or welcome


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intrusive in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intrusive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. State John Kerry:

    Covert, of course, is the hardest, you need to have verification and intrusive inspection to be able to find covert facilities.

  2. Steven Alcairo:

    It’s a very intrusive law that will accomplish absolutely nothing, as of right now I would refuse that, unless they brought subpoena.

  3. Tim Kaine:

    The two biggest issues for people will be the intrusive nature of the inspections and how comprehensive they are, and the timing of sanctions relief.

  4. Catherine Mayer:

    It's an amazingly intrusive kind of coverage that only women undergo and it means that at some point it will also turn because inevitably she will get older.

  5. Emily Holmes:

    An intrusive memory is a visual memory of a traumatic event, tetris also requires imagination and vision. Your brain can't do two things at once, so this interrupts.

Images & Illustrations of intrusive

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