Antonyms for obtrusive
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : uhb-troo-siv|
|Phonetic Transcription : əbˈtru sɪv|
Definition of obtrusiveOrigin :
- 1660s, from Latin obtrus-, past participle stem of obtrudere (see obtrude) + -ive. Related: Obtrusively; obtrusiveness.
- adj pushy, obvious
- There was control over it, but the control was not obtrusive.
- Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
- There is firstly that obtrusive militarism from which we cannot for a moment escape.
- Extract from : « In the Heart of Vosges » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
- "Not obvious, not obtrusive, but retired," he seemed to shun observation.
- Extract from : « Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman » by J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
- They were in their way quite as splendid and obtrusive as Madame Corinne was in hers.
- Extract from : « The Island Mystery » by George A. Birmingham
- There was none of the obtrusive selfishness of an ordinary horse in his ways.
- Extract from : « A Day's Ride » by Charles James Lever
- It mattered not that her presence there showed her to be vulgar, impertinent, and obtrusive.
- Extract from : « Kept in the Dark » by Anthony Trollope
- He was not obtrusive, but was content to keep at heel, and to be permitted to admire.
- Extract from : « Schwartz: A History » by David Christie Murray
- He could not breathe until the abbe had freed him from his obtrusive society.
- Extract from : « Samuel Brohl & Company » by Victor Cherbuliez
- But it is not the noisy, clamorous, obtrusive life of the city.
- Extract from : « The Heart of Nature » by Francis Younghusband
- Just a cottage or two to remind one that there is a population, but not obtrusive.
- Extract from : « Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood » by J. Conway Walter
Synonyms for obtrusive
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