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Jarring Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    jarring See jar
Jarring Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    jar n
  1. a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
  2. the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer" [syn: jarful]
  3. a sudden impact; "the door closed with a jolt" [syn: jolt, jounce] v
  4. be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash" [syn: clash, collide]
  5. move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion [syn: jolt]
  6. shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game" [syn: shake up, bump around]
  7. affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"
  8. place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam" [also: jarring, jarred]
Jarring Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    jarring adj
  1. making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"
  2. characterized by rough motion; "a bumpy ride" [syn: bumpy, jolting, jolty]
Jarring Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Jar \Jar\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jarred; p. pr. & vb. n. jarring.] [Cf. OE. charken to creak, AS. cearcian to gnash, F. jars a gander, L. garrire to chatter, prate, OHG. kerran to chatter, croak, G. quarren to grumble, and E. jargon, ajar.]
  1. To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my ears. When such strings jar, what hope of harmony ? --Shak. A string may jar in the best master's hand. --Roscommon.
  2. To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to interfere; to quarrel; to dispute. When those renowned noble peers Greece Through stubborn pride among themselves did jar. --Spenser. For orders and degrees Jar not with liberty, but well consist. --Milton.
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* 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. - Jerrold Mundis


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