What does amidst mean?

Definitions for amidstəˈmɪdst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word amidst.

Wiktionary

  1. amidst(Preposition)

    In the midst or middle of; surrounded or encompassed by; among.

  2. Origin: Middle English amidde, amiddes, on midden, from Old English on middan ‘in the middle’, from midd ‘central’. The -s is an adverbial ending, originally marking the genitive; the t is a later addition, as in whilst, amongst, alongst. See mid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amidst

    alt. of Amid

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amidst in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amidst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Dhammapada:

    As a solid rock is not shaken by the wind, so wise men falter not amidst blame or praise.

  2. Cervantes:

    The woman who is resolved to be respected can make herself be so even amidst an army of soldiers.

  3. Stefan Worrall:

    Japan is amidst a perfect positive storm, the oil price decline is stimulatory to world demand for Japanese exports, and offsets the impact of the weak yen on domestic energy costs.

  4. Lois Greste:

    I feel incredible angst about my colleagues, leaving them behind, amidst all of this relief I still feel a sense of concern, a real sense of worry because... if it's right for me to be free, then it's right for all of them to be free.

  5. J. W. Alexander:

    There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.

Images & Illustrations of amidst

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