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intrusion

noun aggression, attack, encroachment, forced entrance, importunitas, imposition, incursion, infringement, interference, interloping, interruption, invasion, irruption, meddling, obtrusion, uninvited attendance, uninvited entry, unlawful entry, unwelcome suggestion
Associated concepts: intrusion of rights, right of privacy, trespass
See also: assault, disturbance, encroachment, incursion, infringement, interference, interruption, intervention, invasion, molestation, nuisance, onset

INTRUSION, estates, torts. When an ancestor dies seised of an estate of inheritance expectant upon an estate for life, and then the tenant dies, and between his death and the entry of the heir, a stranger unlawfully enters upon the estate, this is called an intrusion. It differs from an abatement, for the latter is an entry into lands void by the death of a tenant in fee, and an intrusion, as already stated, is an entry into land void by the death of a tenant for years. F. N. B. 203 3 Bl. Com. 169 Archb. Civ. Pl. 12; Dane's Ab. Index, h. t.

INTRUSION, remedies. The name of a writ, brought by the owner of a fee simple, &c., against an intruder. New Nat. Br. 453.

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We are not content with merely thanking him; we naturally attempt to apologize for our intrusion.
My uneasy sense of committing an intrusion on him steadily increases, in spite of his courteous welcome.
I spoke to him pleasantly, apologizing for my intrusion, but he took no notice of me.
All right," Holker said; "we will go and view the ground," and he added, in the words of a once favorite inscription for tombstones: "'where you must shortly lie'--I mean, if old Branscom ever gets tired of you and your impertinent intrusion.
The man shook his head in silent and sorrowful disapproval of our intrusion when Mr.
My intrusion appears to have sadly disturbed the two gentlemen.
If you, or your adopted daughter, are alarmed by another intrusion, I give you my word of honor my card shall go to the police station, however painfully I may feel it myself.
At first Anne felt inclined to resent the intrusion of this long-haired, long-bearded eccentric into the familiar little circle.
Nay, Henry might stand between me and the intrusion of my foe.
Necessity would oblige him to strike a light to find his way to the right register, and common caution would suggest his locking the door on the inside in case of intrusion on the part of any inquisitive stranger, or on my part, if I happened to be in the neighbourhood at the time.
Willet,' said Solomon Daisy, who had exhibited some impatience at the intrusion of so unworthy a subject on their more interesting theme, 'when Mr Chester come this morning, did he order the large room?
Enterprise security must address more than simply intrusions, it must protect against a broader scope of threats.