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“… so utterly prostrate was I after being …”

meanings of prostrate


  1. Physically incapacitated from environmental exposure or debilitating disease.
  2. Emotionally devastated.
  3. Trailing on the ground; procumbent.
  4. Lying flat, face-down.


  1. To overcome or overpower.
  2. To lie flat or face-down.
  3. To cause to lie down, to flatten.
  4. To throw oneself down in submission.