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Synonyms for intrusive
ɪnˈtru sɪv

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  1. intrusive

    An inquisitive person is one who is bent on finding out all that can be found out by inquiry, especially of little and personal matters, and hence is generally meddlesome and prying. Inquisitive may be used in a good sense, tho in such connection inquiring is to be preferred; as, an inquiring mind. As applied to a state of mind, curious denotes a keen and rather pleasurable desire to know fully something to which one's attention has been called, but without the active tendency that inquisitive implies; a well-bred person may be curious to know, but will not be inquisitive in trying to ascertain, what is of interest in the affairs of another.

    curious, inquiring, inquisitive, meddlesome, meddling, peeping, prying, scrutinizing, searching

    apathetic, careless, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, unconcerned, uninterested

    Inquisitive about, concerning, in regard to, regarding trifles.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. intrusive(a.)

    obtrusive, trespassing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. intrusive(a)


    unintrusive, unobtrusive, retiring

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    invasive, privacy-invasive, interventionist, obtrusive, unwelcome

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  1. Catherine Mayer:

    It's an amazingly intrusive kind of coverage that only women undergo and it means that at some point it will also turn because inevitably she will get older.

  2. David Szady:

    They're just so intrusive. Lindsey Graham're talking about using techniques, whether they're human sources or technical sources, against a David Szady citizen, so Lindsey Graham want to make sure Lindsey Graham information is as solid as possible.

  3. Adrian Shahbaz:

    History has shown that technologies and laws adopted during a crisis tend to stick around, as with 9/11, we will look back on COVID-19 as a moment when governments gained new, intrusive powers to control their populations.

  4. James Robbins:

    The Iranians don’t want it to be intrusive … even under the nonproliferation treaty where Iran is already monitored, the United Nations has seen Iran doing things that already are very questionable … will the Iranians make this agreement, but 'you still can’t look at everything we have' … if that is the case then we have no reason to trust them, there is very little reason to trust Iran.

  5. Lokman Tsui:

    The reality is that they will be serving the Chinese government, the government now tracks people, apps on phones reveal who you are, where you are. They are intrusive.

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