In fact, one of the most jarring realizations that Dutton comes to is that functional psychopaths walk among us.
For Tomb Guards, it means a jarring break from the 'normal' routine of 21 steps, heel clicks, and guard changes.
The book opens with what was surely the most jarring public moment in the history of this odd relationship.
What Daisey relates in the show is jarring; he describes seeing abusive working conditions, disfigurement, child labor, illness.
The video, despite its worthy, timely message, is a jarring mix of the graphic and the corny.
He went through all the preliminary work, and reconciled, as far as possible, the jarring interests that came into play.
They talk a great deal about 'the rivalries of jarring sects.'
It was so hot, and I wanted to rest for a little, the motion was jarring my leg.
It should allow the combs to be removed without any jarring.
Windows rattled ominously; doors slammed with jarring crashes.
1520s, "to make a harsh, grating sound," usually said to be echoic or imitative, but no one explains how, or of what. Figurative sense of "have an unpleasant effect on" is from 1530s; that of "cause to vibrate or shake" is from 1560s. Related: Jarred; jarring.
"cylindrical vessel," early 15c., possibly from Middle French jarre "liquid measure" (smaller than a barrel), 12c., from Provençal jarra, from Arabic jarrah "earthen water vessel" (whence also Spanish jarra, Italian giarra) [Klein].