Origin and Etymology of intrusion
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin intrusion-, intrusio, from Latin intrudere
First Known Use: 15th century
INTRUSION Defined for Kids
Definition of intrusion for Students
1 : the act of going or forcing in without being wanted
2 : something that goes in or interferes without being wanted The phone call was an unwelcome intrusion.
Legal Definition of intrusion
1a : the entry at common law of a stranger after a particular estate of freehold is determined before the person who holds it in remainder or reversion has taken possession b : the act of wrongfully entering upon, seizing, or taking possession of the property of another
2 : a trespassing on or encroachment upon something (as a right) the Fourth Amendment demands that the showing of justification match the degree of intrusion — Berger v. New York, 388 U.S. 41 (1968)
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