What does the word obtrude mean?

Usage examples for obtrude

  1. Had Dic ever hoped to gain more than a warm friendship from the girl that hope had been shattered for all time, and never, never, never would he obtrude his love upon her again. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  2. But one side of such solitude was that thoughts of the past would arise, would obtrude, and such he steadily put from him. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford