Amid

[ɐmˈɪd], [ɐmˈɪd], [ɐ_m_ˈɪ_d]

Definitions of Amid:

  1.   Among; in the midst of. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  2.   In the midst or middle; among. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   In the middle of; among. Also, Amidst. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for Amid:

  1. The rational mind of man is a shallow thing, a shore upon a continent of the irrational, wherein thin colonies of reason have settled amid a savage world. – Wilford O. Cross
  2. Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help. – Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  3. Strength is born in the deep silence of long -suffering hearts; not amid joy. – Arthur Helps
  4. Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse than the disease and is a physician unskilled about misfortunes. – Sophocles
  5. Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are utterly miserable. – Tacitus

Usage examples for Amid:

  1. “ To remain idle there, amid such surroundings, would wreck the girl's reason. ” – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  2. When he entered the lodge he found it all dirty and covered with ashes: on one side was his eldest brother, with his face blackened, and sitting amid ashes, crying aloud. ” – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  3. He heard the merry voices of young people, and amid the voices the ringing laughter of a young girl, clear as a silver bell. ” – Santa Claus's Partner by Thomas Nelson Page
  4. It was one thing to keep books amid the quiet and leisure of Crescent Ranch, and quite another to struggle with columns of figures in the riot of modern business surroundings. ” – The Story of Wool by Sara Ware Bassett
  5. They all shook hands, and the little party of Germans walked back down the road amid the cheers of their opponents. ” – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  6. Amid profound silence he leaned back on the pillows from which he had risen, his breath coming fast. ” – The Crisis, Volume 7 by Winston Churchill
  7. He stood pulling at his watch, and looking at her- at the straight white figure amid dazzling blue and green; at the line of the sweet face still turned away from him. ” – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  8. Amid this calm, I was suddenly alarmed by voices in anger, and approaching. ” – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  9. But where, amid all this, Plato asks, is righteousness? ” – The Five Great Philosophies of Life by William de Witt Hyde
  10. She was not thinking of the tragic circumstances amid which she stood. ” – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward

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