verb (used without object), jarred, jar·ring.
verb (used with object), jarred, jar·ring.
Origin of jar2
Examples from the Web for jarring
But Dalia and Perl view Hasidic Judaism with an open-mindedness that is jarring to outsiders—and likely their peers.The Sisterhood of Bulletproof Stockings: It’s Ladies’ Night for Hasidic Rockers|Emily Shire|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A 36-story tower designed by Rafael Vinoly nicknamed the “walkie-talkie” curves outward as it rises, ungainly and jarring.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland|Clive Irving|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The absence of the Twin Towers in the skyline was jarring, as was the sight of tanks and humvees posted along Park Row.
He also noted how “jarring” it was to see Malia, his daughter in high heels for the first time when she went to that first prom.‘Michelle Will Not Run For Office’: Obama's Daytime TV Confessional|Lloyd Grove|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If a series is telling a story that matters to us, the loss of a main character can be jarring but generative.Life After TV Death: How Shows Like ‘Game of Thrones’ Kill Your Favorite Characters|Phillip Maciak|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wheeler was sensible of a certain uneasiness as he listened to the crunch of the boring tool and the jarring thud of the hammers.The Greater Power|Harold Bindloss
Then there began a concert which came from just overhead—a concert of jarring sounds and little whispers.Notes of a War Correspondent|Richard Harding Davis
The bees should not be disturbed during their winter sleep by pounding, jarring, shaking and feeding.
They were living in a little world of their own, with not a jarring note to disturb the sweet harmony.The Chief of the Ranges|H. A. Cody
Though he and my lady were much of a mind in most things, there was a deal of sparring and jarring between them.The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV.|Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton