What does amidst mean?

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əˈmɪdstamidst

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Wiktionary

  1. amidst(Preposition)

    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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say amidst in sign language?

  1. amidst

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

Examples of amidst in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening:

    He understands what it is like to be the top elected official in a really challenging urban area, including the area of law enforcement, what you've got here is a powder keg in the sense that the community doesn't trust the police and the police doesn't trust the community, amidst a growing sense of poverty and inequity and hopelessness.

  3. Lorraine Loots:

    Selective attention to detail, at times, my studio is so chaotic that I need to clear a small space on my desk amidst the pile of papers, paints, plants and figurines just to be able to work, but I'd spend an hour erasing and rewriting a letter that's a fraction of a millimeter too low/high/big/small.

  4. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    We are determined to create, amidst the fast-changing international environment, a bright future for a proud Japan that is peaceful and full of hope.

  5. Melissa Crow:

    Today's victory is especially important amidst reports that the Trump administration is planning to move toward even more extreme immigration policies, the decision will prevent incredibly vulnerable individuals from being trapped in dangerous conditions in Mexico, but it's only a step in a much larger fight.

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