Definition Of obtruding


become noticeable in an unwelcome or intrusive way.

a sound from the reception hall obtruded into his thoughts

Example Of obtruding

  • A creature sat against the wall on a small, knobby, wooden stool, caressing her large stomach, obtruding over her legs.

  • But I challenge the ethics of including stealthily edited sequences and extras that obtrude questionable material on unsuspecting viewers.

  • But if such matters obtruded in their investigations then the tribunal was perfectly entitled to investigate.

  • Further obfuscation is caused by Sherry's eagerness to obtrude himself.

  • However hard we try to concentrate on the paintings, the sad facts of Solomon's biography insist on obtruding themselves.

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