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It is an adjective.

Meaning: striking against something with a jolt.It is also used to refer to something disagreeable to the sense of hearing i.e when something had caused a harsh and irritating sound which is unpleasant to hear.

Synonyms : clashing, conflicting, contrasting, incompatible, incongruous, discordant, dissonant, inharmonious,bumpy,jolty,scratchy,squawky,

Antonyms : harmonious, pleasing,agrreable

Sample Usage

1)The room was tastefully decorated except for the dark coloured curtains which had a jarring effect on the rest of the decor.
2)The jarring noise of the iron gate scraping on the ground had become a nuisance to us.
3)The continous talking jarred on my nerves.

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