What does obtrude upon mean?

Definitions for obtrude upon

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word obtrude upon.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intrude on, invade, obtrude upon, encroach upon(verb)

    to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate

    "This new colleague invades my territory"; "The neighbors intrude on your privacy"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obtrude upon in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obtrude upon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ingrid Bengis:

    The real questions are the ones that obtrude upon your consciousness whether you like it or not, the ones that make your mind start vibrating like a jackhammer, the ones that you "come to terms with" only to discover that they are still there. The real questions refuse to be placated. They barge into your life at the times when it seems most important for them to stay away. They are the questions asked most frequently and answered most inadequately, the ones that reveal their true natures slowly, reluctantly, most often against your will.

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