What does midst mean?

Definitions for midstmɪdst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. midst, thick(noun)

    the location of something surrounded by other things

    "in the midst of the crowd"

Wiktionary

  1. midst(Noun)

    A place (literal or metaphoric) in the middle of something.

  2. midst(Preposition)

    among, in the middle of

Webster Dictionary

  1. Midst(noun)

    the interior or central part or place; the middle; -- used chiefly in the objective case after in; as, in the midst of the forest

  2. Midst(noun)

    hence, figuratively, the condition of being surrounded or beset; the press; the burden; as, in the midst of official duties; in the midst of secular affairs

  3. Midst

    in the midst of; amidst

  4. Midst(adverb)

    in the middle

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Midst

    midst, n. the middle.—adv. in the middle.—prep. amidst. [From the M. E. phrase in middle-s, in the midst, with excrescent t (cf. whil-s-t).]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of midst in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of midst in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Buddha:

    To live a pure unselfish life, one must count nothing as one's own in the midst of abundance.

  2. Anthony Gray:

    We want the community to know we've got an extra set of eyes and ears in the midst of the demonstrations.

  3. Kevin Davis:

    People who find themselves in the midst of a historic moment don't always realize that they are in the midst of a historic moment.

  4. Anne Morrow Lindbergh:

    A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.

  5. Confucius:

    With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud.

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