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See definition of intruding on Dictionary.com
  • as inaggressive
  • as inmeddlesome

synonyms for intruding

  • combative
  • contentious
  • destructive
  • intrusive
  • threatening
  • advancing
  • antipathetic
  • assailing
  • attacking
  • barbaric
  • bellicose
  • disruptive
  • disturbing
  • encroaching
  • hawkish
  • invading
  • martial
  • militant
  • offensive
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • rapacious
  • warlike
  • intrusive
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • pushy
  • busy
  • busybody
  • curious
  • encumbering
  • hindering
  • impeding
  • impertinent
  • intermeddling
  • interposing
  • interrupting
  • kibitzing
  • mischievous
  • obstructive
  • officious
  • prying
  • snooping
  • snoopy
  • tampering
  • troublesome

antonyms for intruding

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • complaisant
  • easygoing
  • laid-back
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How to use intruding in a sentence

A church clock struck the hour of seven, its clangor intruding upon the silence only as a muffled boom.
DOPESAX ROHMER
A troublesome intruding fellow, why can't he keep his ailments to his own barracks?
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
"Lean forward—so," she whispered, softly, as if fearful of intruding her voice upon these sacred rites.
DOPESAX ROHMER
You have a lady here—I have nothing more to say; I only beg a million pardons for intruding.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
And one who is not able to paint a good portrait is not justified in intruding into other regions of art.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
And as for the deacon, it really seemed as though he had some design in intruding at the critical moment.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
Pardon my intruding on you so long with my affairs, but all that I have said was necessary for my own justification.
BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
As soon as he saw the trespasser Hubbs went for his gun, and returning with it, shot the intruding pig.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
When I come upon it in my walks, I seem to be intruding upon some very private and exclusive company.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
"This is a pretty serious thing, intruding upon a man's home," whispered Tad.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS ON THE BLUE RIDGEFRANK GEE PATCHIN
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO INTRUDING

  • advancing
  • antipathetic
  • assailing
  • attacking
  • barbaric
  • bellicose
  • combative
  • contentious
  • destructive
  • disruptive
  • disturbing
  • encroaching
  • hawkish
  • intruding
  • intrusive
  • invading
  • martial
  • militant
  • offensive
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • rapacious
  • threatening
  • warlike
  • busy
  • busybody
  • curious
  • encumbering
  • hindering
  • impeding
  • impertinent
  • intermeddling
  • interposing
  • interrupting
  • intruding
  • intrusive
  • kibitzing
  • meddling
  • mischievous
  • nosy
  • obstructive
  • officious
  • prying
  • pushy
  • snooping
  • snoopy
  • tampering
  • troublesome
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.