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Reply to "Intrusive= Intruder?"

Hi, Ashraful,

This is the meaning of intrusive I found online- "Something intrusive is getting in your face or invading your space. Nosey questions, a poke in the ribs, and a hovering mother are all intrusive."

I wonder if the word is somehow related to 'intruder?' I know an intruder is a person who intrudes in a place they are not wanted. Are these words related?

I thought it would help me remember the meaning of the word better.

The stem of both words is the verb 'intrude'. 'Intruder' is a noun referring to a person and 'intrusive' is an adjective. Interestingly, 'intrusive' has another meaning related to phonetics and can be used as a noun related to geology. See here:

https://www.dictionary.com/browse/intrusive

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