verb (used with object), pros·trat·ed, pros·trat·ing.
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Origin of prostrate
OTHER WORDS FROM prostratepros·tra·tive [pros-truh-tiv], /ˈprɒs trə tɪv/, adjectivepros·tra·tor, nounun·pros·trat·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for prostrate
Prostrated by mental exertion, Mrs. Wragge was pursuing the course of the omelette in dreams.No Name|Wilkie Collins
Prostrated with grief though she was, she consented to see me, and I was accordingly admitted to her presence.A Cabinet Secret|Guy Boothby
Prostrated thus, he sought relief from his affliction in the service of the continental army.
Prostrated, exposed, and permanently expelled from ill-gotten power, the Oligarchy will cease to exist as a political combination.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 6 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
Prostrated by the discovery, the parents sat down in helpless silence.The King of Schnorrers|Israel Zangwill