intrusive: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (in-tr'siv), [key]
- tending or apt to intrude; coming without invitation or welcome: intrusive memories of a lost love.
- characterized by or involving intrusion.
- intruding; thrusting in.
- (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.
- excrescent (def. 2).
- intrusive (Thesaurus)