Definition of Jarring

1. Adjective. Making or causing a harsh and irritating sound. "The jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"

Similar to: Cacophonic, Cacophonous



Definition of Jarring

1. a. Shaking; disturbing; discordant.

2. n. A shaking; a tremulous motion; as, the jarring of a steamship, caused by its engines.

Definition of Jarring

1. Verb. (present participle of jar) ¹

2. Noun. An act of jarring (in any sense). ¹

3. Adjective. That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jarring

1. jar [v] - See also: jar

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Literary usage of Jarring

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"... and this jarring and trembling in turn cause an unevenness of operation or grinding and a rapid and uneven wear of the rolls. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"A somewhat jealous comparison of Kew and Berlin as centers of botanical work is a jarring note in the article ; and Professor Underwood allows, we fear, ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... remained untroubled by these jarring tones. He did not ask—"Is virtue a reality?" or'" Is goodness a delusion? ..."

4. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, Charles M. Barnes (1884)
"application of the lex loci is more embarrassed than any other branch of the subject, by distinctions and jarring decisions ; and the notice of a few of ..."

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