Meaning of “jarring” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “jarring” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /ˈdʒɑr·ɪŋ/

different from surrounding or usual things, or disagreeing with others, and therefore surprising or upsetting:

a jarring succession of images
The band took a new, if jarring, approach to this music.

(Definition of “jarring” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)