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  • nountrespass
  • nounmeddling

synonyms for obtrusion

  • breach
  • contravention
  • crime
  • delinquency
  • encroachment
  • entrenchment
  • error
  • evildoing
  • fault
  • impingement
  • infraction
  • infringement
  • iniquity
  • injury
  • intrusion
  • misbehavior
  • misconduct
  • misdeed
  • misdemeanor
  • poaching
  • sin
  • transgression
  • unlawful entry
  • violation
  • wrongdoing
  • wrongful entry
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How to use obtrusion in a sentence

All throughout He has been speaking with authority, but has, as usual, avoided the obtrusion of His personal prerogative.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
But the merits of a class are not best seen by the obtrusion of its more eminent members, but by the average.
HUGH MILLERWILLIAM KEITH LEASK
And the eye is offended by the continual obtrusion of ulcers, cripplings, and deformities.
SPANISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYSKATHARINE LEE BATES
His constant obtrusion of himself into the matter annoyed her very much.
CYNTHIALEONARD MERRICK
Where he sat with his Mary they were sheltered from any but chance obtrusion.
ONCE ABOARD THE LUGGERARTHUR STUART-MENTETH HUTCHINSON
There is no obtrusion of the police or the military, as in Paris or Vienna.
FROM EGYPT TO JAPANHENRY M. FIELD
I have no right to mar the great end of a great history, by any obtrusion of my own weak self.
DOMBEY AND SONCHARLES DICKENS
Obtrusion of the mop and duster on the tranquil meditation of a husband and brother.
WOMAN IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYMARGARET FULLER OSSOLI
His unexpected obtrusion evidently threw the latter off his guard.
HILDEBRANDANONYMOUS
The obtrusion of the French language during the reign of Napoleon had no effect.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 8, SLICE 8VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO OBTRUSION

  • breach
  • contravention
  • crime
  • delinquency
  • encroachment
  • entrenchment
  • error
  • evildoing
  • fault
  • infraction
  • infringement
  • iniquity
  • injury
  • intrusion
  • misbehavior
  • misconduct
  • misdeed
  • misdemeanor
  • obtrusion
  • poaching
  • sin
  • transgression
  • unlawful entry
  • violation
  • wrongdoing
  • wrongful entry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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