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prostrate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of prostrate

  1. 1 depleted in strength, energy, or freshness prostrate marathoners typically spend the day after the race recovering Synonyms of prostrate all in, aweary [archaic], beat, beaten, bleary, burned-out (or burnt-out), bushed, dead, done, done in, drained, exhausted, fatigued, jaded, knackered [British], limp, logy (also loggy), played out, pooped [slang], weary, spent, tapped out, tired, tuckered (out), washed-out, wearied, wiped out, worn, worn-outWords Related to prostrate overfatigued, overtaxed, overworked; broken-down, run-down; debilitated, enervate, enervated, enfeebled, sapped, weakened; drowsy, heavy, sleepy; lethargic, sluggishNear Antonyms of prostrate fresh, refreshed, rejuvenated, relaxed, rested, revitalized; active, energetic, invigorated, peppy, strengthened, strong, tireless, vitalized, wearilessAntonyms of prostrate unwearied

  2. 2 lacking bodily strength prostrate with fear as the bombs began dropping Synonyms of prostrate asthenic, debilitated, delicate, down-and-out, effete, enervated, enfeebled, faint, feeble, frail, infirm, languid, low, weak, prostrated, sapped, slight, soft, softened, tender, unsubstantial, wasted, weakened, wimpish, wimpyWords Related to prostrate challenged, disabled, incapacitated, invalid; paralyzed; broken-down, decrepit; impotent, powerless; breakable, flimsy, fragile; dizzy, groggy, rocky, unsteady, woozy; drained, exhausted, flagging, tired, weary, worn-out; damaged, harmed, hurt, impaired, injured, lame, unsound; resistless, susceptible, unresistant, vulnerable, yieldingNear Antonyms of prostrate able-bodied, athletic, beefy, brawny, fit, husky, muscular, sinewy, strapping, virile; hard, hardy, lusty, red-blooded, robust, sturdy, tough; fortified, hardened, inured, strengthened, toughened; energetic, energized, invigorated, vigorous, vitalized; hale, healthy, sound; capable, competent; convalescing, recovering, recuperatingAntonyms of prostrate mighty, powerful, rugged, stalwart, stout, strong

  3. 3 lying with the face downwards the suspects lay prostrate on the floor while the police searched the room Synonyms of prostrate proneWords Related to prostrate flat, recumbent; reclining, reposing; horizontalNear Antonyms of prostrate erect, raised, standing, upright, upstanding, verticalAntonyms of prostrate supine


prostrate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of prostrate

  1. 1 to diminish the physical strength of an athlete prostrated for weeks by a bout of pneumonia Synonyms of prostrate debilitate, devitalize, enervate, enfeeble, etiolate, weaken, sap, soften, tire, wasteWords Related to prostrate cripple, disable, hamstring, incapacitate; deplete, depress, exhaust, impoverish, unman, wash out; damage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, invalid, lay up; break down, grind (down), wear down, wear out; paralyzeNear Antonyms of prostrate energize, invigorate, recruit, rejuvenate, vitalize; harden, season, toughenAntonyms of prostrate beef (up), fortify, strengthen

  2. 2 to render powerless, ineffective, or unable to move the huge increase in gas prices really prostrated the nation's economic engine Synonyms of prostrate cripple, disable, hamstring, immobilize, incapacitate, paralyzeWords Related to prostrate attenuate, debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, sap, tire, undercut, undermine, weaken; hobble, lame; maim, mutilate; knock outNear Antonyms of prostrate energize, galvanize, invigorate, vitalize; fortify, strengthen; empower; freshen, refresh, refreshen, regenerate, rejuvenate, restore, revitalize, revive

  3. 3 to subject to incapacitating emotional or mental stress a widow prostrated by crushing grief Synonyms of prostrate crush, devastate, floor, grind (down), oppress, overcome, overmaster, overpower, overwhelm, snow under, swamp, whelmWords Related to prostrate deluge, drown, sink; confute, defeat, refute; break, demoralize, distress, disturb, rock, shatter, stagger, throw, unman, unnerve, upset

  4. 4 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall the boxer bragged that he could prostrate any opponenent with a single blow Synonyms of prostrate bowl (down or over), down, drop, floor, knock down, knock over, level, mow (down), fellWords Related to prostrate kayo, knock out, KO; overthrow, throw down, topple; bang, bash, belt, bludgeon, clobber, hammer, hit, jab, paste, poke, pound, punch, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack, smite, sock, swat, swipe, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, whale



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