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  • nounexhaustion
  • nounsubmission

synonyms for prostration

  • collapse
  • fatigue
  • lassitude
  • tiredness
  • weariness
  • burnout
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How to use prostration in a sentence

Prostration following severe shock was what the doctor called it, but it looked to me more like a touch of brain fever.
THE TIDAL WAVE AND OTHER STORIESETHEL MAY DELL
Prostration rapidly increases until death puts an end to the patient's sufferings.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
Prostration occurs much earlier and is usually much more marked in the latter.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
Prostration is the Eastern mode of signifying profound respect, complete submission.
ONTARIO TEACHERS' MANUALS: LITERATUREONTARIO MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Prostration of ourselves before God produces a calm and dispassionate frame of mind, and a sense of our accountability.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 10, NO. 1, JULY 1837VARIOUS
Prostration may be great, according to the violence and duration of the attack.
DIETETICS FOR NURSESFAIRFAX T. PROUDFIT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROSTRATION

  • bankruptcy
  • basket case
  • cataclysm
  • catastrophe
  • cave-in
  • crack-up
  • crash
  • debacle
  • destruction
  • disintegration
  • disorganization
  • disruption
  • exhaustion
  • failure
  • faint
  • flop
  • prostration
  • ruination
  • ruining
  • smash
  • smash-up
  • subsidence
  • undoing
  • wreck
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