Repugnant vs Jarring - What's the difference?

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Repugnant is a related term of jarring.


As adjectives the difference between repugnant and jarring

is that repugnant is repugnant while jarring is that jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful.

As verbs the difference between repugnant and jarring

is that repugnant is while jarring is .

As a noun jarring is

an act of jarring (in any sense).

repugnant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Offensive or repulsive; arousing disgust or aversion.
  • (legal) Opposed or in conflict.
  • Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "repugnant" is often applied: act, nature, behavior, practice, character, thing, crime.

    jarring

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act of jarring (in any sense).
  • The jarring of peaches took place at the end of the season.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful.
  • (Dryden)