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Amidst appears in the following tongue twister:

  • A pessimistic pest exists amidst us.

Amidst appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Spare vital bases runts dim amidst nurses’ ablative raps.
  • "Define my carburetor with gins amidst idle histograms – Margot’s – I held: it’s dim as night," I wrote, "Rub racy men I fed."
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Definition of amidst

What does amidst mean?


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

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Google previewFirst lessons in grammar (1847)

abridged from the Grammar of the English language by Oliver Beale Peirce

Amidst is a relative, showing the relation of the fact of the hunter's awaking, to the state of the atmosphere, the weather, indicated by the name storm. Around is sl relative, showing the relation of the fact of the lightning's playing, to the man, the ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Fellow of the British Academy and Senior Research Fellow Jeremy Butterfield, Jeremy Butterfield

amid, amidst. Amid, recorded as a preposition and adverb before the Norman Conquest, developed two secondary forms, amides ...

Google previewEnglish-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915)

by Rodolphe Charles Petter

sxsoema,in the woods or brush; sxsoemha- yonoz , among , amidst houses; etoovhoeo hohonaxceo mons- ceva, there are little stones among the beans; etcov- ensz makatansz maxemeneva, there is ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Nubia (2003)

by Richard A. Lobban, Jr.

These involve voluntary migration, forced relocation, military conscription, rape, and concubines amidst the ancient slave trade in the region, not to mention numerous Egyptian and foreign admixture undertaken in legitimate marriage, ...

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I would like to be remembered as a guy who had a set of priorities, and was willing to live by those priorities. In terms of accomplishments, my biggest accomplishment is that I kept the country safe amidst a real danger. (George W. Bush)
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Scrabble value of A1M3I1D2S1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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