Definition of Amidst

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



Definition of Amidst

1. Preposition. In the midst or middle of; surrounded or encompassed by; among. ¹

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Definition of Amidst

1. in the midst of [prep]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amidst

amidonaphthol red
amidone
amidones
amidophosphoribosyltransferase
amidopropionic acid
amidopyrine
amidos
amidoxime
amidoximes
amidoxyl
amidrazone
amidrazones
amids
amidship
amidships
amidst (current term)
amie
amies
amifampridine
amifostine
amiga
amigas
amigo
amigos
amigurumi
amikacin
amikacin sulfate
amikacins
amildar
amildars

Literary usage of Amidst

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1. The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers by Lindley Murray (1827)
"The dignity of virtue amidst corrupt examples. 4 It is, accordingly, this steady inflexible virtue, {this regard to principle, superior to all custom and ..."

2. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"... AND LAID SLEEPING IN HIS OWN LAND amidst HIS GIFTS : AWAKING HE KNOWS NOT THE COUNTRY, TILL ATHENE, AT FIRST IN THE LIKENESS OF A SHEPHERD AND THEN AS A ..."

3. The Confessions of S. Augustine by Augustine, Edward Bouverie Pusey (1838)
"'s life from nineteen to eight and twenty; himself a Manichaean, and seducing others to the same heresy; partial obedience amidst vanity and sin, ..."

4. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"... and seducing others to the same heresy ; partial obedience amidst vanity and sin, ... amidst ..."

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