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.]
The numerical value of jarring in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of jarring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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 was great, but it's very jarring to go to the store and have people want to take pictures with you, you can't really understand until it happens to you.
If on the first day of class your professor is referring to you as a man, and you identify as a woman, even if you're not trans, you could understand how that might affect you, it's jarring.
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.
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