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Synonyms for obtrusive

Synonyms for obtrusive

given to intruding in other people's affairs

Synonyms for obtrusive

undesirably noticeable

sticking out

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The tribes inhabiting the region seemed excited and hostile; they manifested more anger than adoration, and evidently saw in the aeronauts only obtrusive strangers, and not condescending deities.
In spite of his obtrusive baldness, he gave the impression of youth.
At length Ralph laid down his pen, and threw himself back in his chair as though he had made up his mind to allow the obtrusive current of reflection to take its own course, and, by giving it full scope, to rid himself of it effectually.
But I rebuke the inward questioner, and repel the obtrusive thoughts that crowd upon me; for were he ten times as sensual and impenetrable to good and lofty thoughts, I well know I have no right to complain.
The great estates that throttle the south of Hertfordshire were less obtrusive here, and the appearance of the land was neither aristocratic nor suburban.
Tulliver felt very much as if the air had been cleared of obtrusive flies now the women were out of the room.
Even in this state it reached from floor to ceiling; and thrusting itself forward, with that excessively wide-awake aspect, and air of somewhat obtrusive politeness, by which figure-heads are usually characterised, seemed to reduce everything else to mere pigmy proportions.
In vapid listlessness I leant my head against the window, and continued spelling over Catherine Earnshaw - Heathcliff - Linton, till my eyes closed; but they had not rested five minutes when a glare of white letters started from the dark, as vivid as spectres - the air swarmed with Catherines; and rousing myself to dispel the obtrusive name, I discovered my candle-wick reclining on one of the antique volumes, and perfuming the place with an odour of roasted calf-skin.
Tesla has come up with a solution by making panels sleeker and less obtrusive.
ADI) today announced a low power, next-generation biopotential analog front end (AFE) which enables smaller, lighter, and less obtrusive cardiac monitoring devices with longer battery life.
99); its sleek and shiny design is only about as obtrusive as a hair barrette.
Raju, however, emphasised that security should be meaningful rather than being obtrusive.
Washington / NINA / Qatari ambassador in the United States, Ali Bin Fahad Al-Hajri described the personal representative of Tareq al-Hashemi in Washington, Marc Saleh as an obtrusive and hasty person.
Carlisle said: "Provided it is done in the same way as rugby league - in a fly-on-the-wall way that is not obtrusive - I think it could be quite an innovative idea.
They need to find $500 in two days to bribe their way into the Shea Stadium to "bomb" (ie graffiti) it in an obtrusive manner.