OBTRUSIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OBTRUSIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  inclined to intrude or thrust one's self or one's opinions upon others; enter uninvited; forward; pushing; intrusive.
Classic Sentence:
1  Not the less, however, came this importunately obtrusive sense of change.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
2  And then they both stared at me, and I, with an obtrusive show of artlessness on my countenance, stared at them, and plaited the right leg of my trousers with my right hand.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter IX
3  He stood as opposed to Captain Wentworth, in all his own unwelcome obtrusiveness; and the evil of his attentions last night, the irremediable mischief he might have done, was considered with sensations unqualified, unperplexed.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 22
4  She, on the other hand, though devoted and faithful, was less obtrusively affectionate.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
Example Sentence:
1  The logo was still visible but less obtrusive this time in beige.
2  These heaters are less obtrusive and are easy to store away in the summer.
3  I might have escaped notice, had not my treacherous slate somehow happened to slip from my hand, and falling with an obtrusive crash, directly drawn every eye upon me.