Prostration. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/Prostration
The act or condition of prostrating (lying flat) oneself, as a sign of humility.
A part of the ordination of Catholic and Orthodox priests.
The ordination ceremony includes a variety of rituals, rich in meaning and history, e.g., the prostration, laying on of hands, anointing of hands, giving of the chalice and paten, and sign of peace. "” Diocese of Rochester, NY
First faintness and irresistible desire to sleep. Then alarming prostration and vomiting.
Great prostration, vomiting and cold, clammy perspiration follow within one to three hours.
Between the date of her death in 1758 and his own on the 10th of August 17 J9 he fell into a state of prostration in which he would not even dress, but wandered unshaven, unwashed and in a nightgown about his park.
Prostration and cerebral symptoms are particularly marked; the temperature rises rapidly and very high.
To the Greeks and Macedonians such a regime was abhorrent, and the opposition roused by Alexander's attempt to introduce among them the practice of proskynesis (prostration before the royal presence), was bitter and effectual.