Obtrusively



[uh b-troo-siv] /əbˈtru sɪv/

adjective
1.
having or showing a disposition to , as by imposing oneself or one’s opinions on others.
2.
(of a thing) itself:
an obtrusive error.
3.
protruding; projecting.
/əbˈtruːsɪv/
adjective
1.
obtruding or tending to obtrude
2.
sticking out; protruding; noticeable
adj.

1660s, from Latin obtrus-, past participle stem of obtrudere (see obtrude) + -ive. Related: Obtrusively; obtrusiveness.

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