jarringness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

jarring +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

jarringness (uncountable)

  1. The state or condition of being jarring; ugly incongruity.
    • 1968, Harold Osborne, Aesthetics in the modern world
      ...the judgement that sees banality or feebleness and jarringness in what previously seemed entirely harmonious and well-expressed...