obtrude Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb push to thrust outward
push out; thrust out.
verb thrust oneself in as if by force
- The colors don't intrude on the viewer
Ob*trude" transitive verb
To thrust impertinently; to present without warrant or solicitation; as, to. obtrudeone's self upon a company
The objects of our senses obtrude their particular ideas upon our minds, whether we will or no. Lock.
To offer with unreasonable importunity; to urge unduly or against the will.Milton.
Ob*trude" intransitive verb
To thrust one's self upon a company or upon attention; to intrude. Syn. -- To Obtrude, Intrude. To intrude is to thrust one's self into a place, society, etc., without right, or uninvited; to obtrude is to force one's self, remarks, opinions, etc., into society or upon persons with whom one has no such intimacy as to justify such boldness.
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