Definition of obtrusive:
- "Jacqueline, v1", Th. Bentzon (Mme. Blanc).
- "Mr. Hogarth's Will", Catherine Helen Spence.
While earnestly promoting the idea of establishing a permanent international tribunal, the delegation of the United States was not unmindful of the inconveniences which might arise from an obtrusive exercise of mediation, and in signing the convention carefully guarded the historic position of the United States by the following declaration: Nothing contained in this convention shall be so construed as to require the United States of America to depart from its traditional policy of not intruding upon, interfering with, or entangling itself in the political questions or policy or internal administration of any foreign state; nor shall anything contained in the said convention be construed to imply a relinquishment by the United.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.