prostration definition by Webster's New World
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- a prostrating or being prostrated
- utter physical or mental exhaustion or helplessness
Origin: Late Latin prostratio
prostration definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- a. The act of prostrating oneself.b. The state of being prostrate.
- Total exhaustion or weakness; collapse.
prostration - Medical Definition
Total exhaustion or weakness; collapse.