Origin of amongstamong + adv. genitive -s + unhistoric -t
The definition of amongst is being with other things, typically more than two, or being within a group.
One of ten chores that you need to do is an example of one chore amongst many.
Chiefly Brit. among
- Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. See usage note at amidst.
- We do not fight amongst ourselves like your kind does.
- For twenty-two years I have lived amongst these pollarded trees, these rutty roads, beside these tangled thickets and streams along whose banks only children and sheep can pass.
- We can trace obligations to Meleager, Theocritus, Apollonius Rhodius and other Alexandrines, and amongst earlier writers to Homer, Pindar, Aeschylus and others.
- Such a remnant, amongst whom might be members of the priestly and royal families, would gather strength and boldness as the troubles of Babylon See the note on Ps.
- Thunder.-Trustworthy frequency statistics for an individual station are obtainable only from a long series of observations, while if means are taken from a large area places may be included which differ largely amongst themselves.