Definitions for: Jarring


[adj] making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"
[adj] characterized by rough motion; "a bumpy ride"



Webster (1913) Definition: Jar"ring, a. [See Jar.]
Shaking; disturbing; discordant. ``A jarring sound.''
--Dryden.


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

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

Synonyms: bumpy, cacophonic, cacophonous, jolting, jolty, rough, unsmooth

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