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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Making or causing a harsh and irritating sound.

Usage examples (42)
  • The jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk
  • Verb (used without object) : The sound of the alarm jarred. ,The window jarred in the frame
  • Verb (used with object) : The burglary violently jarred their sense of security
  • That comment about finding grammatical errors "jarring" is just a bit overboard, don't you think? for more
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