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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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, contradictory, contrary, cranky, cross, differing, disaccordant, disagreeable, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, disharmonious, disproportionate, disquieting, dissident, dissonant, distracting, disturbing, divergent, dry, electric, electrifying, exciting, exhilarating, galvanic, grating, grinding, harsh, heady, heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, hoarse, hostile, immiscible, impressive, inaccordant, incompatible, inflammatory, inharmonious, intoxicating, jangling, jangly, jogglety, joggling, joggly, jolting, jolty, jostling, maddening, mind-blowing, moving, negative, nerve-jangling, nerve-racking, nerve-rending, nerve-shaking, nerve-trying, out of accord, out of whack, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, perturbing, piquant, provocative, provoking, rasping, raspy, raucous, ravishing, repugnant, rough, scraping, scrapy, scratching, scratchy, shocking, soul-stirring, spirit-stirring, staggering, startling, stimulating, stimulative, stirring, strident, stridulous, striking, stunning, surprising, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, telling, thrilling, thrilly, troubling, uncongenial, unharmonious, unsettling, upsetting, variant, warring
Dictionary Results for jarring:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
jarring
    adj 1: making or causing a harsh and irritating sound; "the
           jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the sidewalk"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
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.]
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   1. To give forth a rudely quivering or tremulous sound; to
      sound harshly or discordantly; as, the notes jarred on my
      ears.
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            When such strings jar, what hope of harmony ?
                                                  --Shak.
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            A string may jar in the best master's hand.
                                                  --Roscommon.
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   2. To act in opposition or disagreement; to clash; to
      interfere; to quarrel; to dispute.
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            When those renowned noble peers Greece
            Through stubborn pride among themselves did jar.
                                                  --Spenser.
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            For orders and degrees
            Jar not with liberty, but well consist. --Milton.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Jarring \Jar"ring\, a. [See Jar.]
   Shaking; disturbing; discordant. "A jarring sound." --Dryden.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Jarring \Jar"ring\ n.
   1. A shaking; a tremulous motion; as, the jarring of a
      steamship, caused by its engines.
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   2. Discord; a clashing of interests. "Endless jarrings and
      immortal hate." --Dryden.
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