amidprepositionuk /əˈmɪd/ us /əˈmɪd/ (also amidst, uk /əˈmɪdst/ us ) formal
- a brief moment of levity amid the solemn proceedings
- Her office was an oasis of peace and sanity amid the surrounding chaos.
- The town sits amid gentle hills and dense forest.
- The actors made their bows amid great applause.
- The president cancelled his visit amid speculation that his health was failing.