jarringly jarringly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a manner that jars and irritates

Usage(s):

  1. Since 1996, Abyss Creations has shipped more than 800 of the jarringly lifelike sex dolls.
  2. Find out how our correspondent fared in his date with a jarringly lifelike interactive mate.
  3. Despite their beauty, the photos and the inference that they epitomize American style seem jarringly anachronistic.

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  1. "We are in the midst of a major social change," Corrigan wrote in her dissent. "Societies seldom make such changes smoothly. For some the process is frustratingly slow. For others it is jarringly fast. In a democracy, the people should be...
    on May 18, 2008 By: Carol Corrigan Source: Sacramento Bee

  2. George Thorogood and The Destroyers came out of Delaware in the 1970s as what Boston Globe music critic Steve Morse describes as "a jarringly high-energy bunch" with "raucous, slide guitar-stoked, blues-rock covers."
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Steve Morse Source: MarketWatch

  3. Vince Cable, the Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor, said: "Ken Clarke is absolutely right that this is a fundamentally different problem from the 1970s. His comments jarringly contrast with the rather shrill and hysterical comments from David...
    on Jan 25, 2009 By: Vince Cable Source: Times Online

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