- postrado he fell prostrate before the emperor se postró ante el emperador he was prostrate with exhaustion estaba postrado de cansancio she is prostrate with grief está totalmente abatida por la penaMore example sentences
- So many women would have been hysterical and prostrate with grief by this stage.
- [illness] postrar the punch prostrated him el golpe lo tumbóMore example sentences
- He never doubted, and gratefully recognized, Mary's own contribution to the device of the joint monarchy, and her death on 27 December 1694 prostrated him for months.
- She quickly ran up to him in time to catch him in her arms and with horror heard the wild scream of the spirit that racked and prostrated the unhappy man.
- Drenched in sweat, they are prostrated by fatigue, ‘sucking in hot air like bellows and breathless in the suffocating heat’.
v refl/ˈprɑːstreɪt; prɒˈstreɪt/
- to prostrate oneself postrarseMore example sentences
- Some of the men had prostrated themselves flat on their faces, arms outstretched towards the Goddess.
- The natives who came to see them off prostrated themselves on the ground and cried in farewell.
- Another (even greater) problem was that she was unwilling to submit to her dictates or prostrate herself in abject submission.