Synonyms for invasive

Synonyms for (adj) invasive

Synonyms: invasive, trespassing, encroaching

Definition: gradually intrusive without right or permission

Usage: we moved back from the encroaching tide; invasive tourists; trespassing hunters

Similar words: intrusive

Definition: tending to intrude (especially upon privacy)

Usage: she felt her presence there was intrusive

Synonyms: invasive

Definition: marked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue

Usage: invasive cancer cells

Similar words: fast-growing, strong-growing, aggressive

Definition: tending to spread quickly

Usage: an aggressive tumor

Synonyms: incursive, invading, invasive

Definition: involving invasion or aggressive attack

Usage: invasive war

Similar words: offensive

Definition: for the purpose of attack rather than defense

Usage: offensive weapons

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