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obtrusive

(ŏb-troo′siv) [L. obtrudere, to thrust against]
1. Aggressively and unpleasantly noticeable.
2. Forced into one's awareness.
3. Starkly contrasted with the environment.
obtrusiveness (′siv-nĕs)
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One person, who lives on Roseberry Avenue, said: "My objections are the mast will be very obtrusive and damage the area.
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Coun Judith Woodman claims to be concerned about the historic castle; oh yeah, when the council promotes obtrusive rally cars by the castle's main gate!
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Having had some problems with obtrusive light from the nearby Pike and Musket pub, John contacted the manager, Mr Rob Coles, who was very understanding and helpful and saw to it that the lights were soon removed and replaced with good-quality downward-directed types.