- (of a rock) having been forced between preexisting rocks or rock layers while in a molten or plastic condition.
- noting or pertaining to plutonic rocks.
- intruder in the dust,
- intrusive r,
Origin of intrusive
Examples from the Web for intrusively
A yard or so of counter stretched inwards from the door, just as a hint to those who might be intrusively inclined.Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood|George MacDonald
Do I therefore inquire their names, and intrusively seek to know what books they have written, before I admire their scholarship?The Gentle Reader|Samuel McChord Crothers
Him he thought for that moment everything that was aggressively and intrusively vulgar.A Chance Acquaintance|W. D. Howells
Note the Hogarthian touch of the p. 118initials carved on the window, sufficiently distinct and yet not intrusively so.Pickwickian Manners and Customs|Percy Fitzgerald
A question often put when a jaw-breaking word has been intrusively uttered by savants.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth