obtrusion

noun

ob·​tru·​sion əb-ˈtrü-zhən How to pronounce obtrusion (audio)
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1
: an act of obtruding
2
: something that is obtruded

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin obtrusion-, obtrusio, from Latin obtrudere

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of obtrusion was in 1579

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Cite this Entry

“Obtrusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obtrusion. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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