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intrusion
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

5 uses
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Definition
an involvement or interruption that is unwelcome
  • Then you really consider we shall not be intruding if we pay our respects to him directly?
    Chapters 33-34 (98% in)
  • ...a great admiration for the antique, as it was understood during the time of the Directory, entertained the most sovereign contempt for the simple elegance of his wife's favorite sitting-room, where, by the way, he was never permitted to intrude, unless, indeed, he excused his own appearance by ushering in some more agreeable visitor than himself; and even then he had rather the air and manner of a person who was himself introduced, than that of being the presenter of another, his...
    Chapters 47-48 (2% in)
  • "My good friend," said Albert, "I beg pardon for my intrusion, but I was anxious to know from your own mouth if your master was really out or not."
    Chapters 77-78 (75% in)
  • Valentine turned her eyes away, and, with an indignant expression of pride and modest fear, exclaimed: "Sir, I think you have been guilty of an unparalleled intrusion, and that what you call protection is more like an insult."
    Chapters 99-100 (85% in)
  • You can understand, can you not, that to have acted as I have done, to have broken that glass, to have intruded on the solitude of a friend—you can understand that, to have done all this, I must have been actuated by real uneasiness, or rather by a terrible conviction.
    Chapters 105-106 (19% in)

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