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Synonyms for intrusive
ɪnˈtru sɪvin·tru·sive

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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.

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

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

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

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  1. intrusiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    obtrusive, trespassing

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  1. intrusiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    obtrusive

    Antonyms:
    unintrusive, unobtrusive, retiring

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  1. List of paraphrases for "intrusive":

    invasive, privacy-invasive, interventionist, obtrusive, unwelcome

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#7013curious
#12002invasive
#26185intrusive
#33398inquiring
#34351peeping
#37232unwelcome
#47076inquisitive
#51813meddling
#54996prying
#75840scrutinizing
#84795interventionist
#90203obtrusive
#187765meddlesome

How to use intrusive in a sentence?

  1. William Barr:

    The inspector general's report now makes clear that the FBI launched an intrusive investigation of a United States presidential campaign on the thinnest of suspicions that, in my view, were insufficient to justify the steps taken.

  2. Tim Kaine:

    The two biggest issues for people will be the intrusive nature of the inspections and how comprehensive they are, and the timing of sanctions relief.

  3. Roger McNamee:

    By draping his essay in the guise of cooperation, Zuckerberg hopes to distract policy makers from the real threat, their code and algorithms influence our daily lives in ways far more intrusive than democratic governments or the law. No one elected these companies and they refuse to be held accountable.

  4. Merrick Garland:

    The department does not take such a decision lightly, where possible, it is standard practice to seek less intrusive means as an alternative to a search and to narrowly scope any search that is undertaken.

  5. Joseph Cirincione:

    We are likely to get from this deal one of the most intrusive inspection regimes ever put in for any agreement of this type, all of this would be supervised by international inspectors.


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