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intruding

adjective

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thrusting oneself where one is not welcome or invited
  • a relentlessly intruding child who likes to interrupt adult conversations simply to get attention

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intruding

verb
present participle of intrude

Synonyms & Antonyms of intruding (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause a disruption in a conversation or discussion
  • forgive me for intruding, but I think I know where that restaurant is

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2 to interest oneself in what is not one's concern
  • the story of a would-be matchmaker who intrudes into the lives of her friends

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“Intruding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intruding. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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