amidst


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a·midst

 (ə-mĭdst′)
prep.
Variant of amid.

[Middle English amiddes : amidde; see amid + -es, adverbial suffix; see -s3.]

a•mid

(əˈmɪd)

also amidst



prep.
1. in the middle of; surrounded by; among.
2. in or throughout the course of; during.
[before 1000; Middle English amidde, Old English amiddan, for on middan in (the) middle. See a-1, mid1]
Translations
وَسْط، بَيْن
á meîal, innan um
starpvidū

amidst

[əˈmɪdst] PREP (frm) → en medio de, entre

amidst

[əˈmɪdst] prep = amidamino acid [əˈmiːnəʊ] nacide m aminé

amid,

amidst

(əˈmid(st)) preposition
in the middle of; among. Amid all the confusion, the real point of the meeting was lost; amidst the shadows.
References in classic literature ?
And amidst the noise of the third brigade, which continued to advance, the imprecations of the guards still left alive, the muffled groans of the dying, Aramis and Porthos glided unseen along the granite walls of the cavern.
The dancing spectacle thus came to an end amidst the laughter and ridicule of the audience.
Amidst all these calamities our provisions failed us; we had little hopes of a supply, for we found neither villages, houses, nor any trace of a human creature; and had miserably perished by thirst and hunger had we not met with some fishermen's boats, who exchanged their fish for tobacco.
Yes, (exclaimed I) amidst every misfortune, it will afford us some consolation to reflect that by this one act of Freindship to Janetta, we have amply discharged every obligation that we have received from her father.
Yet amidst this helpless imbecility there was a touching trait of humble, self-devoting maternity, which made Maggie feel tenderly toward her poor mother amidst all the little wearing griefs caused by her mental feebleness.
The city of Wintoncester, that fine old city, aforetime capital of Wessex, lay amidst its convex and concave downlands in all the brightness and warmth of a July morning.
He was standing before a goat-skin tent amidst a clump of date palms within a tiny oasis.
In the latitude of Mont Blanc, but on an island as far westward as Central North America, tree-ferns and parasitical Orchideae would thrive amidst the thick woods.
A totally different class has now sprung up:--"the Mountaineers," the traders and trappers that scale the vast mountain chains, and pursue their hazardous vocations amidst their wild recesses.
Planchet put away his money, and made up his accounts, amidst civilities addressed to his former master.
And on developing, from amidst all her perplexity of words in reply, the meaning, which one short syllable would have given, immediately expressed his intention of paying his respects to them, and, with a rising colour, asked her if she would have the goodness to show him the way.
The trouble of rummaging among business papers, and of collecting and collating facts from amidst tedious and commonplace details, was spared me by my nephew, Pierre M.