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midmost

[mid-mohst]
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adjective
  1. being in the very middle; middlemost; middle.
  2. being or occurring at or near the middle part or point of.
  3. most intimate or private; innermost.
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adverb
  1. in the midmost part; in the midst.
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Origin of midmost

before 1000; mid- + -most; replacing Middle English, Old English mid mest
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Examples from the Web for midmost

Historical Examples

  • We were in the heart of peace in the midmost centre of the storm.

    The Mutiny of the Elsinore

    Jack London

  • Of all these, the most terrible is the midmost, down which rolls an impetuous torrent.

    The Bible in Spain

    George Borrow

  • A clock was on the midmost gable, and pointed now towards one o'clock.

    Doctor Grimshawe's Secret

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • It was in the midmost gloom between two lamps that they kissed first.

    Sinister Street, vol. 1

    Compton Mackenzie

  • Of all these the most terrible is the midmost, down which rolls an impetuous torrent.


British Dictionary definitions for midmost

midmost

adjective, adverb
  1. in the middle or midst
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Word Origin and History for midmost

adj.

Old English midmest; see mid + -most.

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