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əˈmɪdstamidst

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  1. amidstpreposition

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

    Etymology: 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

How to pronounce amidst?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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  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

Examples of amidst in a Sentence

  1. Abdul Haji:

    Amidst all the noise and the tear gas, we asked Portia to run towards us to safety and she did, she was very brave and I still keep telling everybody that Portia is my hero.

  2. Ali Vaez:

    Some Iranian leaders believe that in case of failure, they can count on their neighbors to skirt the sanctions and bank on big power rivalries to undercut the restrictions, but this strategy's success is far from certain, likewise, Russia and China have repeatedly sided with the West in isolating Iran. Similarly doubtful is how much more the economy could recover without meaningful sanctions relief, amidst plummeting oil prices.

  3. Mustafa Bali:

    There were suicide vest attacks by a group of bombers who tried to blow themselves up amidst our forces. Our forces targeted and killed them before they reached our positions.

  4. Joel Kan:

    In the short-term, inventory shortages will persist, the insufficient level of inventory amidst fierce competition is putting upward pressure on home prices in most parts of the country.

  5. Lord Byron:

    How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! I thank thee, night! for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate; and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.

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