• IPA: /ɪnˈtɹuːsɪv/


  1. Tending to intrude; doing that which is not welcome; interrupting or disturbing; entering without permission or welcome.
    Did it ever cross your mind that he might find all those questions you ask intrusive?
  2. (geology) Of rocks: forced, while in a plastic or molten state, into the cavities or between the cracks or layers of other rocks.
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  • German: intrusiv
  • Russian: интрузи́вный

intrusive (plural intrusives)

  1. (geology) An igneous rock that is forced, while molten, into cracks or between other layers of rock

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