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Definition of Intrusion


  1. The act of intruding, or of forcing in; especially, the forcing (one's self) into a place without right or welcome; encroachment.
  2. The penetrating of one rock, while in a plastic or metal state, into the cavities of another.
  3. The entry of a stranger, after a particular estate or freehold is determined, before the person who holds in remainder or reversion has taken possession.
  4. The settlement of a minister over 3 congregation without their consent.

Intrusion Quotations

I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision, and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds.
Edward Hopper

The 4th Amendment and the personal rights it secures have a long history. At the very core stands the right of a man to retreat into his own home and there be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion.
Potter Stewart

Anonymity would be a fantastic umbrella. I don't like intrusion.
Sam Taylor-Wood

Here in Russia,, in many cities, people are irritated by Caucasian intrusion. Caucasians come from foreign countries; they are ubiquitous: in markets, shops, hotels, restaurants. They misbehave, and in this sense we have feelings similar to those that the Germans have toward the Turks and the French toward Algerians.
Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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Intrusion Translations

intrusion in French is irruption
intrusion in Italian is penetrare
intrusion in Norwegian is forstyrrelse
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