In the midst or middle of; surrounded or encompassed by; among.
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.
alt. of Amid
The numerical value of amidst in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of amidst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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As a solid rock is not shaken by the wind, so wise men falter not amidst blame or praise.
The woman who is resolved to be respected can make herself be so even amidst an army of soldiers.
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.
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.
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.
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