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Definition of Jarring

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grating, discordant, dissonant; nerve-racking, irritating; shaking, jolting; conflicting, opposing
make a discordant sound; rattle, shake; cause to vibrate; have an irritating or unpleasant effect
Jarring Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Discord; a clashing of interests.
A shaking; a tremulous motion; as, the jarring of a steamship, caused by its engines.
Shaking; disturbing; discordant.
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Jar
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
hEnglish - advanced version

\jar"ring\ (?), a. [see jar.] shaking; disturbing; discordant. "a jarring sound."
\jar"ring\ n.
1. a shaking; a tremulous motion; as, the jarring of a steamship, caused by its engines.
2. discord; a clashing of interests. "endless jarrings and immortal hate."

JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Cnecus = a. jarring; wrangling
WordNet 2.0

1. making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"
(similar) cacophonous, cacophonic
2. characterized by rough motion; "a bumpy ride"
(synonym) bumpy, jolting, jolty
(similar) rough, unsmooth

1. a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
(hypernym) vessel
(hyponym) amphora
(part-meronym) lid
2. the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"
(synonym) jarful
(hypernym) containerful
3. a sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt"
(synonym) jolt, jounce
(hypernym) bump, blow
(derivation) jolt

1. be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash"
(synonym) clash, collide
(hypernym) conflict
2. move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
(synonym) jolt
(hypernym) move
(derivation) jolt, jounce
3. shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
(synonym) shake up, bump around
(hypernym) move, displace
4. affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"
(hypernym) affect, impress, move, strike
5. place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam"
(hypernym) put, set, place, pose, position, lay
(derivation) jarful