Example sentences for: jarring

How can you use “jarring” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For ideological free-marketeers (like myself), theories like Smith and Wright's can be intellectually jarring.

  • The action comes in jarring spasms.

  • "For those who have spent years of adulthood circling around questions of faith, it may be a little jarring to witness Trisha's hasty conversion," says Rebecca Ascher-Walsh in Entertainment Weekly . Most critics describe it as a departure from King's usual style--it's overtly religious and a mere 250 pages long.

  • It's jarring to move from the lurid theatricality of "Mein Kampf " to the head-on, propless portraits of Levinthal's "Blackface" series.

  • In other words, this book has a jarring lack of a strong single voice, despite a knack for often finding a fine turn-of-phrase or a clever word choice.


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