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jarring

jar·ring

jarring

 
pronunciation:
jar ing
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: having a disagreeable effect on the nerves, as through suddenness or discord.
We woke to the jarring screams of an infant.I find these strange abstract paintings somewhat jarring.
antonyms:
gentle, soothing
similar words:
grating, startling
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derivation: jarringly (adv.)