1 Not the less, however, came this importunately obtrusive sense of change.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext 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.
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.
4 She, on the other hand, though devoted and faithful, was less obtrusively affectionate.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man