ぼんやり

  • bon'yari
JLPT 3

Definition of ぼんやり

adverb (fukushi), adverb taking the `to' particle, noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru

  • dimly
  • faintly
  • indistinctly
  • vaguely

  • absentmindedly
  • vacantly
  • carelessly

  • idly
  • aimlessly

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • absence of mind
  • fool
  • blockhead
  • dunce

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Examples of ぼんやり in a Sentence

普通日曜1日ぼんやりやり過ごします。
I usually spend the whole day idly on Sunday.
The fat woman, the young couple, the sleeping Indian and the tall man in black, but now skin and flesh and hair had disappeared, and empty eye sockets stared from gleaming white skulls.
ジムは、いわゆるぼんやりした学生
Jim is what is called an absent-minded student.
警戒警官が、遠くのぼんやりとした気づいた
The alert officer perceived a dim shape in the distance.
The alert guard perceived a dim shape in the distance.
ぼんやり暮していたら、いつか40歳になった。
He lived idly and found himself already forty years old.
ぼんやりと雑誌ページめくっていた
He was idly turning over the page of a magazine.
ぼんやりした表情していた
He wore a blank look.
遠くぼんやりした明かり見えた
We saw a dim light in the distance.
はよくぼんやりしてわすれてくる
He often leaves his umbrella behind absent-mindedly.

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