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Synonyms for obtrusion

the act or an instance of interfering or intruding

an advance beyond proper or legal limits

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84) Nietzsche claims: "Here one must think profoundly to the very basis and resist all sentimental weakness: life itself is essentially appropriation, injury, conquest of the strange and weak, suppression, severity, obtrusion of peculiar forms, incorporation and at the least, putting it mildest, exploitation--but why should one for ever use precisely these words on which for ages a disparaging purpose has been stamped?
Woman in her 60s, a very intelligent former UN executive, in a state of complete personality change with severe depression, anxiety, panic attacks with crying, obtrusion of cognitive function, blurred vision, sensation of inflamed brain, arthritic pains, fatigue, dizziness, inability to read due to poor focus and not retaining information afterwards.
It was one thing to maintain a low profile as a single Jewish merchant, or a single Jewish merchant family--to go about one's business in assembling a small-scale financial empire in a sparsely populated hinterland while carefully avoiding any obtrusion upon its denizens' sense of cultural or religious propriety.
26) The staged death of a queen is a rhetorical flourish whose very triteness reassures us that we need not be too concerned about Louisa's recovery, partly by reminding us that we too are "spectators" of an event whose overt fictionality--Luhman might call it the obtrusion of "medium"-interrupts our absorption in the story we are reading.
But while such "words" can seem to float like inert debris on the surfaces of poems and prose made of more supple material, their obtrusion points to a deeper history of intellectual rupture.
The researchers employed a simulated client approach to obtain accurate data about the quality of clinical services without the obtrusion of a third-party observer.
There are two cardinal reasons why the obtrusion of religion on politics is so harmful a factor to national unity.
It constitutes the Lacanian anamorphotic blot or stain, the '"detail that does not belong," that sticks out, is "out of place," does not make any sense within the frame', (3) and its obtrusion in the play's final moments reveals the secret complicity between the Petrarchan poetics of Giovanni's incestuous desire and the mercantile metaphors of the exchange of women.
Some feel that legal measures would be considered an obtrusion on the very private life of the family and would likely be ineffective.
As The Massacre at Pariss stain, the massacre scenes are the obtrusion of all that does not belong and must remain beyond sense in order for reality to make sense, to cohere.
Obtrusion of lung tissue outside of the thoracic cage is an exceedingly rare entity, with fewer than 300 cases documented in current literature (1).
Meanwhile, a wrongful obtrusion comes about "when an individual makes what are taken as overextensive claims to personal space, incidentally encroaching on the personal space of those adjacent to him or her on areas felt to be public in the sense of being non-claimable.
The abstinence and absolute deprivation of the "Three Dialogues" is confronted with the obtrusion of language and the "obligation to express," both figured as external objects forced upon the helpless narrator.
The very attribute "sententious" requires some gloss to demonstrate where Hoff hears such an obtrusion.
Edward Dowden says it is an effort to see things as they are without partiality, without obtrusion of personal liking or disliking.