Meaning of prostration

pros•tra•tion

Pronunciation: (pro-strā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of prostrating.
  2. the state of being prostrated.
  3. extreme mental or emotional depression or dejection: nervous prostration.
  4. extreme physical weakness or exhaustion: heat prostration.
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