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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jarringadjective

    making or causing a harsh and irritating sound

    "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"

Wiktionary

  1. jarringnoun

    An act of jarring (in any sense).

    The jarring of peaches took place at the end of the season.

  2. jarringadjective

    That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. jarring

    of Jar

    Etymology: [See Jar.]

  2. Jarringadjective

    shaking; disturbing; discordant

    Etymology: [See Jar.]

  3. Jarringnoun

    a shaking; a tremulous motion; as, the jarring of a steamship, caused by its engines

    Etymology: [See Jar.]

  4. Jarringnoun

    discord; a clashing of interests

    Etymology: [See Jar.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. jarring

    The vibrations and tremblings occasioned in some steam-vessels by the machinery.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jarring in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jarring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of jarring in a Sentence

  1. Michael Burke:

    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.

  2. Brad PittBut Pitt:

    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.

  3. The Times:

    It will continue to be jarring when we hear the names of some of our faves connected to sexual violence unless we shift from talking about individuals... and begin to talk about power. Sexual violence is about power and privilege. That doesn't change if the perpetrator is your favorite actress, activist or professor of any gender.

  4. Jerrold Mundis:

    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.

  5. Kristen Carpenter:

    I think for many people this' return to normal' feels awfully abrupt and jarring.

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