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əˈmɪdstamidst

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  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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. J. W. Alexander:

    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.

  2. Cervantes:

    The woman who is resolved to be respected can make herself be so even amidst an army of soldiers.

  3. David Cannington:

    Amidst market turbulence there is a call to arms for the G20 to get the global economy back on track, while we can hope for a substantive policy prescription, it's a forlorn one. There is simply too much self-interest globally and that dominates group interest.

  4. Crocs CEO Andrew Rees:

    Amidst a global pandemic in 2020, we will deliver the strongest revenue in Crocs' history, our brand momentum is exceptional, and we anticipate another record year in 2021.

  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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    the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    • A. flair
    • B. abandon
    • C. elan
    • D. dint

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