obtrude definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To impose (oneself or your tips) on others with excessive insistence or without invitation.
    • To thrust completely; press ahead.
    • To push impertinently; to present to someone without warrant or solicitation.
    • to provide with unreasonable importunity; to urge unduly or against the might.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To impose yourself on others.
    • To thrust a person's self upon an organization or upon interest; to intrude.
  • others:
    • To push prominently forward; especially, to thrust ahead with undue prominence or importunity, or without solicitation; power forward or upon anyone: often reflexive: as, to obtrude one's self or your opinions upon your notice.
    • Synonyms Intrude, Obtrude. See intrude.
    • becoming pushed or to push your self prominently into notice, particularly in an unwelcome fashion; intrude.
  • verb:
    • thrust oneself in as if by power
    • push to push outward

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