midst etymology

English word midst comes from English -st

Detailed word origin of midst

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-st English (eng) Excrescent suffix (adding sound but largely not changing the meaning).
midst English (eng) (often, literary) A place in the middle of something; may be used of a literal or metaphorical location. (rare) Among, in the middle of; amid.

Words with the same origin as midst

Descendants of -st
against amongst whilst