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Correct spelling:
grating
Definition:
Harsh, irritating.

Synonyms:

adjective
abrasive
grinding.
aggravating
annoying, antagonizing, bothersome, exacerbating, exasperating, inflaming, infuriating, perturbing, pestering, teasing, troublesome, upsetting, vexing, Bedeviling, Enraging, Irksome, Rankling, tormenting, aggravating, disturbing, irritating, Harassing.
all
grating, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough, scratchy.
discordant
most opposite, at odds, unmelodious, unmixable, Inconsonant, contrarient, on a sour note.
guttural
glottal, gravelly.
irritating; scraping
annoying, disagreeable, discordant, displeasing, dissonant, dry, grinding, harsh, hoarse, jarring, offensive, rasping, raucous, rough, shrill, squeaky, strident, unpleasant, vexatious, Irksome, Stridulous, harsh-sounding, stridulent.
rough
raspy, roiled, roily, rough-and-tumble, squally, stridulent.
rough-and-tumble
knockabout, rough and tumble.
shrill
acute, creaky, cutting, harsh, high-pitched, hoarse, jangling, jarring, penetrating, piercing, raucous, reedy, scratching, screaming, screeching, shrieking, shrill, squeaky, squealing, strident, treble, whining, whistling, Caterwauling, ear-piercing, rasping, scraping.
noun
artifact
grate, grating.
friction
resistance, wearing away, Fretting, Trituration, Filings, scrapings, raspings, grindings.
grating
cacophonic, cacophonous, diffraction grating, grate, gravel, gravelly, rasping, raspy, rough.
screen
lattice.
verb
aggravating
badgering, baiting, nagging, troubling, Arousing, Bothering, Discomposing, Envenoming, Harrying, hassling, irking, needling, peeving.
chafing
aggravating, chafing, disturbing, grinding, irritating, rasping, rubbing, scraping, scrubbing, wearing, Abrading, Fretting, Harassing, Resisting.
displeasing
disappointing, disgusting, displeasing, offending, provoking, repelling, shocking, Aggrieving, Angering, Riling, Scandalizing.
Examples of usage:
  1. " You must be mad, I think," she said, in her cold, grating voice. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  2. The chief fastened his eyes on me for an instant, turned abruptly, called to an attendant, gave an order in a low voice and, with the words to Vittorio-" You are not to speak to her, remember," motioned the sobbing man toward the grating. – The Veiled Lady and Other Men and Women by F. Hopkinson Smith
  3. But no wonder that in these rude walls- no female of equal rank near thee, and such mirth as Montreal can summon to his halls, grating to thy ear- no wonder that thou repentest thee of thy choice. – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  4. Arthur glanced down at the sleeve which had been torn by the window grating. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  5. At him came Morella, and with a light, grating sound his sword fell upon the steel. – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard

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