Origin of prostrate
OTHER WORDS FROM prostratepros·tra·tive [pros-truh-tiv], /ˈprɒs trə tɪv/, adjectivepros·tra·tor, nounun·pros·trat·ed, adjective
How to use prostrate in a sentence
Prostrated thus, he sought relief from his affliction in the service of the continental army.
Prostrated in spirit, I sunk down among the rocks, covering my face with my hands.The Wild Huntress|Mayne Reid
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, 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