Adjective "Jarring" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jarring


    Definition:

    1. to have a harshly unpleasant or perturbing effect on one's nerves, feelings, thoughts, etc.: The sound of the alarm jarred.

    2. to produce a harsh, grating sound; sound discordantly.

    3. to vibrate audibly; rattle: The window jarred in the frame.

    4. to vibrate or shake.

    5. to conflict, clash, or disagree. verb (used with object), jarred, jarring.

    6. to cause to rattle or shake.

    7. to have a sudden and unpleasant effect upon (the feel

    Origin:
    jar

    Examples:

    "notes can be jarring."

    "shocks can be jarring."

    "movements can be jarring."

    "halts can be jarring."

    "unidealistics can be jarring."

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