English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Inquisitive about, concerning, in regard to, regarding trifles.
tending to intrude (especially upon privacy)
"she felt her presence there was intrusive"
relieved, ventricose, beetle, bellied, obtrusive, bulgy, protruding, sticking out(p), projecting, bulbous, underhung, bulging, underslung, protrusive, jutting, volcanic, sticking(p), undershot, ventricous, overshot, projected, beetling, protuberant, bellying, starting, not intrusive, unintrusive, extrusive
of rock material; forced while molten into cracks between layers of other rock
projecting, protrusive, obtrusive, undershot, not intrusive, volcanic, bulgy, bulging, ventricous, sticking(p), bulbous, underhung, relieved, underslung, bellied, bellying, sticking out(p), beetling, protuberant, beetle, unintrusive, overshot, extrusive, projected, starting, protruding, jutting, ventricose
"an intrusive arm of the sea"
bulgy, relieved, ventricose, protruding, projected, obtrusive, undershot, underslung, ventricous, underhung, not intrusive, volcanic, bulbous, beetling, unintrusive, jutting, sticking out(p), protrusive, protuberant, bellying, sticking(p), starting, extrusive, projecting, bellied, overshot, beetle, bulging
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How to use intrusive in a sentence?
In the OAS, we announced that if these intrusive, arbitrary, illicit, misdirected and rude actions were to persist against the sovereignty of our country, we would immediately proceed to denounce the letter of OAS and to initiate the definite withdrawal of Venezuela form this regional organization.
Each intrusive power must be shown to be necessary, clearly spelled out in law, limited in accordance with international human rights standards and subject to demanding and visible safeguards.
Covert, of course, is the hardest, you need to have verification and intrusive inspection to be able to find covert facilities.
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.
The inspector general's report now makes clear that the FBI launched an intrusive investigation of a William Barr presidential campaign on the thinnest of suspicions, that, in my view, were insufficient to justify the steps taken, it is also clear that, from its inception the evidence produced by the investigation was consistently exculpatory.
Translations for intrusive
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- intrusiv, aufdringlichGerman
- tunkeileva, intrusiivinen, tungettelevaFinnish
- назойливый, вторгаться, интрузивный, навязчивыйRussian
- intruzivan, nametljiv, ometajući, intrudiranSerbo-Croatian
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