making or causing a harsh and irritating sound
"the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"
An act of jarring (in any sense).
The jarring of peaches took place at the end of the season.
That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful.
shaking; disturbing; discordant
a shaking; a tremulous motion; as, the jarring of a steamship, caused by its engines
discord; a clashing of interests
Origin: [See Jar.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The vibrations and tremblings occasioned in some steam-vessels by the machinery.
The numerical value of jarring in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of jarring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of jarring in a Sentence
I am years gone from my family and miles away ... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns.
Just moving around so much, literally every two years, i didn't feel like I had a friend until I was 18. If you're moving to a different school, let alone a different country every couple years, it's kind of jarring as a kid. There was no consistency for me in a cultural context.
And you know, after that, we've been able to work together to sort this out. We're both doing our best. I heard one lawyer say, ‘No one wins in court—it's just a matter of who gets hurt worse.’ And it seems to be true, you spend a year just focused on building a case to prove your point and why you're right and why they're wrong, and it's just an investment in vitriolic hatred. I just refuse. And fortunately my partner in this agrees. It's just very, very jarring for the kids, to suddenly have their family ripped apart.
It will be jarring if other countries don't immediately follow. I'll be disappointed. But I guess I won't be too surprised if other countries thumb their nose at us and don't follow immediately.
We want to acknowledge that hearing laboratory conversations about research out of context can be jarring, especially when the conversation is being manipulated for the purpose of attacking women's health care, nevertheless, this coordinated attack on women's health will not deter us from providing essential reproductive health care and from advancing important medical research.
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