The interior or central part or place; the middle; -- used chiefly in the objective case after in; as, in the midst of the forest.
- The middle position or part; the center: in the midst of the desert.
- A position of proximity to others: a stranger in our midst.
- The condition of being surrounded or beset by something: in the midst of all of our problems.
- A period of time approximately in the middle of a continuing condition or act: in the midst of the war.
- Among; amid.