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    Question amid/amidst & among/amongst

    Once again, I would like to know the "actual" difference between them, and whether any would be grammatically incorrect in some contexts.

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    Re: amid/amidst & among/amongst

    No usage differences?!

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    Re: amid/amidst & among/amongst

    Stylistically, some regard the -st forms as a bit pretentious because people use them to sound more formal and learned.

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