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jarring

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of jarring

  1. 1 causing a strong emotional reaction because of unexpectedness the jarring news that major financial institutions were on the verge of collapse Synonyms of jarring amazing, astonishing, astounding, blindsiding, dumbfounding (also dumfounding), eye-opening, flabbergasting, surprising, jaw-dropping, jolting, shocking, startling, stunning, stupefyingWords Related to jarring unannounced, unanticipated, unexpected, unforeseen; awesome, awful, breathtaking, fabulous, heart-stopping, marvelous (or marvellous), miraculous, portentous, prodigious, staggering, stupendous, sublime, wonderful, wondrous; extraordinary, phenomenal, rare, sensational, spectacular; befuddling, bewildering, confounding, confusing, discomfiting, disconcerting, dismaying, flustering, muddling, nonplussing (also nonplusing), perplexing, upsetting; incomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, unimaginable, unlikely, unthinkable; singular, uncommon, unique, unusual, unwonted; conspicuous, notable, noticeable, outstanding, remarkable; impressive, strikingNear Antonyms of jarring common, customary, mundane, normal, ordinary, typical, unexceptional, unremarkable, usualAntonyms of jarring unsurprising

  2. 2 disagreeable to one's aesthetic or artistic sense the final chord of that song is too jarring for me Synonyms of jarring grating, grotesque, harsh, unaestheticWords Related to jarring acid, flashy, garish, gaudy, loud, tawdry; tacky, tasteless, vulgar; inartistic, unartistic; artless, clumsy, crude, graceless, inelegant, rude; uncouth, uncultured, unrefined; disgusting, gross, obscene, repugnant, repulsive, ugly; disagreeable, jolting, unpleasant, unpleasing; blaring, clashing, discordant, disharmonious, dissonant, inharmonious, jangling, off-key, ragged, raspy, raucous, unmelodious, unmusical; bizarre, kinky, odd, outlandish, shockingNear Antonyms of jarring artful, artistic; attractive, beautiful, becoming, comely; agreeable, appealing, felicitous, good, harmonious, harmonizing, pleasing, seemly; calming, comforting, soothing; softened, subdued; cultured, elegant, graceful, gracious, polished, refined, tastefulAntonyms of jarring aesthetic (also esthetic or aesthetical or esthetical)



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