Definitions for amidstəˈmɪdst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Ref: amid. 1

Origin of amidst:

1250–1300; ME amiddes; see amid , -s1; for -t see against


  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

Anagrams of amidst

  1. admits

Translations for amidst

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in the middle of; among

Amid all the confusion, the real point of the meeting was lost; amidst the shadows.

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