Definition of どことなく

どことなくdokotonaku

adverb:

  • somehow; for some reason; in some way; vaguely

Example Sentences

一郎ichirouhaどことなくdokotonaku傷ついたkizutsuitaようにyouni言ったittagaそれsorega嘘っぱちusoppachiであるdearuことkotohaこいつkoitsutono長年naganenno付き合いtsukiaiga教えてoshieteくれたkureta
Ichiro sounded somehow upset but my long years of hanging out with him told me that it was out and out fake.
彼女kanojoにはnihaどことなくdokotonakushinagaあるaru
She is somewhat refined.
彼女kanojoにはnihaどことなくdokotonaku神秘的なshinpitekinaところtokorogaあるaru
There's something mysterious about her.
kareにはnihaどことなくdokotonaku謎めいたnazomeitaところtokorogaあるaru
There's something mysterious about him.
おかしくokashikunasaそうsoudeiteどことなくdokotonakuおかしいokashiikigashiますmasu・・・。
It doesn't seem strange, but for some reason it feels strange...

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