obtrusion

noun
ob·​tru·​sion | \ əb-ˈtrü-zhən How to pronounce obtrusion (audio) , äb- \

Definition of obtrusion

1 : an act of obtruding
2 : something that is obtruded

First Known Use of obtrusion

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for obtrusion

Late Latin obtrusion-, obtrusio, from Latin obtrudere

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“Obtrusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obtrusion. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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