Gratingly



[grey-ting] /ˈgreɪ tɪŋ/

adjective
1.
irritating or unpleasant to one’s feelings.
2.
(of a sound or noise) harsh, discordant, or rasping.
/ˈɡreɪtɪŋ/
noun
1.
Also called grate. a framework of metal bars in the form of a grille set into a wall, pavement, etc, serving as a cover or guard but admitting air and sometimes light
2.
short for diffraction grating
/ˈɡreɪtɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of sounds) harsh and rasping
2.
annoying; irritating
noun
3.
(often pl) something produced by grating
adj.

“annoying, irritating,” 1560s, figurative use of present participle adjective from grate (v.).

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