Intrusion

Definition of Intrusion

In`tru´sion
n.1.
1.The act of intruding, or of forcing in; especially, the forcing (one's self) into a place without right or welcome; encroachment.
Why this intrusion?
Were not my orders that I should be private?
- Addison.
2.(Geol.) The penetrating of one rock, while in a plastic or metal state, into the cavities of another.
3.(Law) 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.(Scotch Ch.) The settlement of a minister over a congregation without their consent.

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access, admission, alienage, alienism, encroachment, entrance, entree, entry, exteriority, extraneousness, extrinsicality, foreignness, import, importation, importing, impropriety, inappropriateness, inauspiciousness, income, incoming, inconvenience, incursion, inexpedience, infelicity, infiltration, infraction, infringement, ingoing, ingress, ingression, inopportuneness, inopportunity, input, inroad, insertion, insinuation, intake, intempestivity, intercurrence, interjacence, interlocation, intermediacy, interpenetration, interposition, interposure, interruption, intervenience, intervention, introduction, introgression, irrelevance, lateness, leakage, nonassimilation, nonconformity, overstepping, penetration, percolation, prematurity, reception, sandwiching, seepage, transgression, trespass, unfavorableness, unfitness, unfittingness, unfortunateness, unpropitiousness, unripeness, unseasonableness, unsuitability, untimeliness, usurpation, wrongness
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