Example sentences for: amidst

How can you use “amidst” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A short while ago, amidst all the editorial stones thrown at President Clinton for not confessing to his misdeeds, Today's Papers challenged newspapers to make sure that they themselves were not failing to come clean about any misconduct in their own glass houses.

  • There is a long amiable letter to the young Lafayette in 1779, in which Washington, in a giddy mood, drifts into a reverie about competing for Lafayette's young wife with Lafayette himself--a funny bit of teasing, followed abruptly by a rueful reassurance, worthy of Stendhal himself, that "amidst all the wonders recorded in holy writ no instance can be produced where a Woman from real inclination has preferred an old man."

  • Amidst a professional and amiable backdrop, the conference was convened at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • I stumbled through the dust and the ruins to find Sixpence, dazed but miraculously unscathed, sitting amidst the debris.

  • S ome people visit Budapest to pursue a special interest and happily spend their holiday in thermal pools amidst ancient Roman remains.


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