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English noun: prostration

1. prostration (state) an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion

SamplesThe commander's prostration demoralized his men.


Broader (hypernym)illness, malady, sickness, unwellness

Narrower (hyponym)algidity, breakdown, crack-up, heat hyperpyrexia, heatstroke, shock

2. prostration (act) abject submission; the emotional equivalent of prostrating your body

Broader (hypernym)compliance, submission

3. prostration (act) the act of assuming a prostrate position

Broader (hypernym)motility, motion, move, movement

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