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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of stretching out with face on the ground; Abject submission; A state marked by dizziness and nausea and weakness caused by loss of body fluids and electrolytes.

Usage examples (39)
  • Noun : nervous prostration. ,heat prostration
  • The merchant was tympanitic from the first day of his prostration, which is not usual.
  • I know, because in my own case, after a day or two of what you might call prostration, I began to recover.
  • What honour he offered to the angel: He fell at his feet, to worship him; this prostration was a part of external worship, it was a posture of proper adoration. for more
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