Meaning of obtrusively in English:


Pronunciation /əbˈtruːsɪvli/


See obtrusive

‘Yes, I felt rather conspicuous, being, as I was, obtrusively alive.’
  • ‘It was consistently and even obtrusively constructive.’
  • ‘She made her way over to the counter, still staring, and then coughed obtrusively, pounding her fist on the wood for emphasis.’
  • ‘The book's origin in undergraduate lectures is clear, but not - given the author's aims - obtrusively so.’
  • ‘This principle implies that treatment providers do not have the right to obtrusively impose goals on their clients.’