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 (ĭn-tro͞o′sĭv, -zĭv)
1. Intruding or tending to intrude.
2. Geology Of or relating to igneous rock that is forced while molten into cracks or between other layers of rock.
3. Linguistics Epenthetic.

in·tru′sive·ly adv.
in·tru′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intrusiveness - aggressiveness as evidenced by intrudingintrusiveness - aggressiveness as evidenced by intruding; by advancing yourself or your ideas without invitation
aggressiveness - the quality of being bold and enterprising
References in classic literature ?
These, after exhausting other modes of amusement, now thronged about Hester Prynne with rude and boorish intrusiveness.
Daylight, to the morbid sensibility of his mind, seemed to have an intrusiveness that interfered with his pursuits.
Their intrusiveness and desperation to get the scoop or the story can turn my stomach.
But, as elsewhere in the region, more conservative groups resent the US for its support for Israel and its intrusiveness in the region.
He said he wanted more space from the intrusiveness of the paparazzi, which he said felt like a physical violation.
There is the issue of confidentiality with picture phones and the intrusiveness of ringtones in wards at night while people are trying to sleep.
director Roger Weatherby yesterday said: "We are very aware of the inconvenience and the potential intrusiveness of the questions, but we feel that we have kept it to the barest minimum.
If "distance means nothing in powerful relations" according to the philosopher (who clearly means "power relations") the camera's cordial but undeniable intrusiveness suggests that this intimacy is also embattled.
However, the Internal Revenue Manual cautions that, due to privacy issues and the intrusiveness of inspecting a taxpayer's residence, agents should limit such inspections.
While the purpose may seem bland and harmless, once Big Brother gets his foot in the door, more intrusiveness is sure to follow.
The term originally meant a set of strict limitations on federal power, but now the statists have applied it to proposals for increasing Uncle Sam's intrusiveness.
According to Mares the tax committee opposed the burden of proof "because we believed it would lead to more intrusiveness into taxpayer affairs.