"midst" Definition

  1. n. The interior or central part or place; the middle; -- used chiefly in the objective case after in; as, in the midst of the forest.
  2. n. 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.
  3. prep. In the midst of; amidst.
  4. adv. In the middle.

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Position in dictionary: 61950 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., prep., adv.,
Words that start with "midst": 1
Words that end with "midst": 2
Words that contain "midst": 2
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English Dictionary Definition of midst

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