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prostration

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a complete depletion of energy or strength
  • an outpatient suffering from fever, prostration, and nausea was rushed to the hospital by ambulance

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The first known use of prostration was in the 14th century

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“Prostration.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prostration. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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