Definition of midst in English:

midst

Line breaks: midst
Pronunciation: /mɪdst
 
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preposition

archaic or • literary
  • In the middle of.
    More example sentences
    • And midst them are those of Sydney Agricultural University whose Chardonnay is a premium wine in the market.
    • One scenic palm stands alone midst the cry of gulls, pelicans and boobies.
    • I stayed clear, took a haphazard line, and waded through the heather midst a cloud of pollen.

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Phrases

in our (or your, their, etc.) midst

Among us (or you or them): I was not especially welcome in their midst
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  • Nothing fragments group solidarity and self-confidence like the gnawing suspicion of having an informer in your midst.
  • If there are clowns and incompetents and criminals in your midst and you protect them, you're just as bad as they are and you command no respect at all from anyone.
  • Perhaps you have a budding gardener in your midst.
Synonyms
among us, between us, amid us, in our group, with us, surrounded by us, in the centre; heart, bosom, core

Origin

late Middle English: from in middes 'in the middle'.

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