Jarring
Jarring Jar"ring n. 1. A shaking; a tremulous motion; as, the jarring of a steamship, caused by its engines. [1913 Webster]

2. Discord; a clashing of interests. ``Endless jarrings and immortal hate.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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  • Jarring — Jar ring, a. [See {Jar.}] Shaking; disturbing; discordant. A jarring sound. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jarring — index inapplicable, inapposite, inapt, incongruous, inconsistent, inept (inappropriate), repugnant ( …   Law dictionary

  • jarring — jar|ring [ dʒarıŋ ] adjective 1. ) surprising or slightly shocking: The only jarring note was the presence of his ex wife. 2. ) making your body move suddenly and unexpectedly: a jarring thud 3. ) a jarring noise is unpleasant and starts suddenly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jarring — UK [ˈdʒɑːrɪŋ] / US [ˈdʒɑrɪŋ] adjective 1) surprising, or slightly shocking The only jarring note was the presence of his ex wife. 2) making your body move suddenly and unexpectedly a jarring thud 3) a jarring noise is unpleasant and starts… …   English dictionary

  • jarring — Ⅰ. jar [1] ► NOUN 1) a wide mouthed cylindrical container made of glass or pottery. 2) Brit. informal a glass of beer. ORIGIN French jarre, from Arabic. Ⅱ. jar [2] ► …   English terms dictionary

  • jarring — 1. noun An act of jarring (in any sense). The jarring of peaches took place at the end of the season. 2. adjective That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful …   Wiktionary

  • Jarring — 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.] [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jarring — adjective making or causing a harsh and irritating sound (Freq. 1) the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk • Similar to: ↑cacophonous, ↑cacophonic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jarring — Jạrring,   Gunnar, schwedischer Diplomat und Turkologe, * Brunnby (nördlich von Helsingborg) 12. 10. 1907, ✝ Helsingborg 29. 5. 2002; 1933 40 Professor für türkische Sprachen in Lund; seit 1940 im diplomatischen Dienst, 1956 58 ständiger… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • jarring — Synonyms and related words: agitating, ajar, antagonistic, antipathetic, astonishing, at cross purposes, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, at war, bouncy, breathtaking, bumpy, charged, choppy, clashing, cliff hanging, conflicting, confused,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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