Pronunciation: (midst),[key] —n. 1. the position of anything surrounded by other things or parts, or occurring in the middle of a period of time, course of action, etc. (usually prec. by the): a familiar face in the midst of the crowd; in the midst of the performance. 2. the middle point, part, or stage (usually prec. by the): We arrived in the midst of a storm. 3. in our, your, or their midst, in the midst of or among us (you, them): To think there was a spy in our midst!