Translation of jarring in Spanish:
- [sound] discordante jarring colors colores que desentonan a jarring note una nota discordanteExample sentences
- A very fine soundtrack shifts from a winsome romanticism in the early moments to the jarring untuned piano notes in the latter fraught stages.
- More serious is the way the last half-hour seems to lose pace, then comes to a sudden, jarring halt.
- His outburst blaming the vandals on the estate for frightening his wife to death, was a jarring moment of realism.
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