gratingly gratingly


  • (adv) in a harsh and grating manner



  1. Plus it's gratingly annoying that the president only has one advisor that she's talking to about this whole situation.
  2. Nomi has a clouded past, but that doesn't explain why she is such a gratingly annoying creature.
  3. The movie has an air of recent discovery, of shocked innocence about the tawdry quality of city life that is gratingly naive.


  • Is This the Most Unhinged New York Times "Vows" Column Ever?

    Over the weekend, the New York Times "Vows" section published a 1,765-word celebration of one couple’s love that was so aggressively serene—so gratingly ethereal—it just may be the most irksome in the history of the medium. Read more...        
    on September 24, 2013     Source: Gawker

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infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /