Midst

Definition of Midst

n.1.
1.The interior or central part or place; the middle; - used chiefly in the objective case after in; as, in the midst of the forest.
And when the devil had thrown him in the midst, he came out of him.
- Luke iv. 35.
There is nothing . . . in the midst [of the play] which might not have been placed in the beginning.
- Dryden.
2.Hence, figuratively, the condition of being surrounded or beset; the press; the burden; as, in the midst of official duties; in the midst of secular affairs.
prep.1.In the midst of; amidst.
adv.1.In the middle.

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amid, amidst, among, amongst, between, betwixt, betwixt and between, core, diameter, diaphragm, equator, interior, kernel, mean, median, mid, midmost, midpoint, midriff, nucleus, over, thick, thick of things, throughout, together with, waist, waistline, with, zone
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