obtrude


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ob·trude

 (ŏb-tro͞od′, əb-)
v. ob·trud·ed, ob·trud·ing, ob·trudes
v.tr.
1. To impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others with undue insistence or without invitation.
2. To thrust out; push forward.
v.intr.
To impose oneself on others.

[Latin obtrūdere : ob-, against; see ob- + trūdere, to thrust; see treud- in Indo-European roots.]

ob·trud′er n.
ob·tru′sion (-tro͞o′zhən) n.

obtrude

(əbˈtruːd)
vb
1. to push (oneself, one's opinions, etc) on others in an unwelcome way
2. (tr) to push out or forward
[C16: from Latin obtrūdere, from ob- against + trūdere to push forward]
obˈtruder n
obtrusion n

ob•trude

(əbˈtrud)

v. -trud•ed, -trud•ing. v.t.
1. to thrust (something) forward or upon a person, esp. without warrant or invitation.
2. to thrust forth; push out.
v.i.
3. to thrust forward, esp. unduly; intrude.
[1545–55; < Latin obtrūdere to thrust against =ob- ob- + trūdere to thrust]
ob•trud′er, n.
ob•tru′sion (-ˈtru ʒən) n.

obtrude


Past participle: obtruded
Gerund: obtruding

Imperative
obtrude
obtrude
Present
I obtrude
you obtrude
he/she/it obtrudes
we obtrude
you obtrude
they obtrude
Preterite
I obtruded
you obtruded
he/she/it obtruded
we obtruded
you obtruded
they obtruded
Present Continuous
I am obtruding
you are obtruding
he/she/it is obtruding
we are obtruding
you are obtruding
they are obtruding
Present Perfect
I have obtruded
you have obtruded
he/she/it has obtruded
we have obtruded
you have obtruded
they have obtruded
Past Continuous
I was obtruding
you were obtruding
he/she/it was obtruding
we were obtruding
you were obtruding
they were obtruding
Past Perfect
I had obtruded
you had obtruded
he/she/it had obtruded
we had obtruded
you had obtruded
they had obtruded
Future
I will obtrude
you will obtrude
he/she/it will obtrude
we will obtrude
you will obtrude
they will obtrude
Future Perfect
I will have obtruded
you will have obtruded
he/she/it will have obtruded
we will have obtruded
you will have obtruded
they will have obtruded
Future Continuous
I will be obtruding
you will be obtruding
he/she/it will be obtruding
we will be obtruding
you will be obtruding
they will be obtruding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been obtruding
you have been obtruding
he/she/it has been obtruding
we have been obtruding
you have been obtruding
they have been obtruding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been obtruding
you will have been obtruding
he/she/it will have been obtruding
we will have been obtruding
you will have been obtruding
they will have been obtruding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been obtruding
you had been obtruding
he/she/it had been obtruding
we had been obtruding
you had been obtruding
they had been obtruding
Conditional
I would obtrude
you would obtrude
he/she/it would obtrude
we would obtrude
you would obtrude
they would obtrude
Past Conditional
I would have obtruded
you would have obtruded
he/she/it would have obtruded
we would have obtruded
you would have obtruded
they would have obtruded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.obtrude - push to thrust outward
push, force - move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
2.obtrude - thrust oneself in as if by force; "The colors don't intrude on the viewer"
inflict, impose, bring down, visit - impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students"

obtrude

verb
To force or come in as an improper or unwanted element:
Translations

obtrude

[əbˈtruːd] (frm)
A. VT [+ tongue etc] → sacar
to obtrude sth on sbimponer algo a algn
B. VI [person] → entrometerse
he does not let his opinions obtrudeno hace gala de sus opiniones, no impone sus opiniones a los demás

obtrude

[əbˈtruːd] vi (= be conspicuous) → se remarquer
A 40 watt bulb would be quite sufficient and would not obtrude → Une ampoule de 40 watts suffirait largement et ne se remarquerait pas

obtrude

vt
to obtrude oneselfsich anderen aufdrängen
(= push out)hervorstrecken, hervorschieben
vi
(= intrude)sich aufdrängen
(= protrude)(her)vorstehen; (fig)hervortreten

obtrude

[əbˈtruːd] (frm)
1. viimporsi
2. vtimporre
References in classic literature ?
No--there is something else concerning which I should like to write to you, but am afraid to obtrude upon your notice.
I ventured to offer to the learned among them a conjecture of my own, that Laputa was QUASI LAP OUTED; LAP, signifying properly, the dancing of the sunbeams in the sea, and OUTED, a wing; which, however, I shall not obtrude, but submit to the judicious reader.
Unwilling to obtrude himself on the princess, Rostov did not go back to the house but remained in the village awaiting her departure.
I liked walking better, but a sense of reluctance to obtrude my presence on anyone who did not desire it, always kept me passive on these and similar occasions; and I never inquired into the causes of their varying whims.
He controlled himself, he knew not why, save that he was possessed by a nebulous awareness that Skipper must be considered as a god should be considered, and that this was no time to obtrude himself on Skipper.
At length, the clock was hidden from his sight by some envious shutters, then the church steeples proclaimed eleven at night, then the quarter past, and then the conviction seemed to obtrude itself on his mind that it was no use tarrying there any longer.
Nor will I inquire whether Mr Clennam did, at any time, obtrude himself on-- ha--my society.
Of her own future lot, the poor girl thought as little as possible, though fearful glimpses would obtrude themselves on her uneasy imagination.
DOWN: 1 Spotted 2 Toulouse 3 Tips 4 Saboteur 5 Etui 6 Threw 8 Silver medal 13 So-called 14 Overleaf 15 Obtrude 18 Dregs 20 Feat 21 Rune.
The obtrusive issues are those which literally obtrude or impact on our lives in real terms.
Fine, but distractions intrude and obtrude, like Fabio Ide's heavily accented speech, and Katrina Halili's kneejerk-sexy-nasty performance.
Though not purporting to offer a work of film analysis, Naficy proves himself adept on many occasions at unpacking a scene, a sound, or a gesture for its wider implications, invoking Lacan, Deleuze, Gramsci, Derrida, Benjamin, Zizek, and Foucault, inter alia, without allowing them to obtrude. He writes lucidly--at times, when contemplating the loss of Iranian life and cinematic art to political ideologies, wistfully.