Definitions and translations for "prostration"

Definition of prostration

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1. The act or condition of prostrating (lying flat) oneself, as a sign of humility.
2. A part of the ordination of Catholic and Orthodox priests.
The ordination ceremony includes a variety of rituals, rich in meaning and history, e.g., the prostration, laying on of hands, anointing of hands, giving of the chalice and paten, and sign of peace. — Diocese of Rochester, NY
3. Being laid face down (prone).
4. The condition of being prostrated, as from heat.
5. A reverential bow performed in Middle Eastern cultures.
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English - English - prostration

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n. exhaustion; act of lying flat on the ground; complete surrender; falling face down onto the ground
n. prostration, exhaustion; act of lying flat on the ground; complete surrender; falling face down onto the ground

English - Spanish - prostration

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s. postración, prosternación

English - French - prostration

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n. prosternation; abattement, accablement; prostration (Médical)

English - German - prostration

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n. Niederwerfung; Verbeugung, Fußfall; Niedergeschlagenheit, Entkräftung

English - Indonesian - prostration

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n. sujud, tiarapnya, kelemahan, kelesuan

English - Italian - prostration

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s. prostrazione, l'inchinarsi profondamente, il prosternarsi; abbattimento, depressione psichica, avvilimento; spossatezza, debilitazione

English - Polish - prostration

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n. płaszczenie się, czołobitność, wyniszczenie, skrajne wyczerpanie, niemoc, prostracja

English - Portuguese - prostration

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s. prostração; fraqueza; humilhação; abatimento

English - Romanian - prostration

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n. culcare de pământ

English - Russian - prostration

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с. распростертое положение, поверженное состояние; упадок сил, изнеможение, прострация

English - Turkish - prostration

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i. yerlere kapanma, secde, bitkinlik, halsizlik, yere serme, bezginlik

English - Ukrainian - prostration

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n. розпростертий: розпростерте положення, покірність, знемога, прострація, ослаблення

French - English - prostration

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(f) n. prostration, exhaustion; act of lying flat on the ground; complete surrender; falling face down onto the ground

English - Dutch - prostration

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zn. liggend : liggende houding, verslagenheid, ootmoedig : ootmoedige aanbidding, voetval, uitputting, machteloosheid

English - Greek - prostration

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ουσ. ταπείνωση, κατάπτωση, προσκύνημα, ατονία, εξάντληση

French - Russian - prostration

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n. прострация (f)

French - Turkish - prostration

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[la] bitkinlik

German - Italian - prostration

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n. prostrazione (f)

English - Arabic - prostration

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‏إنبطاح، سجود، إنحطاط، ذل، إنهيار عقلي، إنهيار جسدي، إذلال، إستعباد‏

English - Chinese - prostration

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(名) 倒下; 衰弱; 平伏; 意志消沉

English - Chinese - prostration

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(名) 倒下; 衰弱; 平伏; 意志消沈

English - Hindi - prostration

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n. दंडवत अवस्था, साष्टांग प्रणाम, पूर्ण श्रांति, उदासीनता, खिन्नता

English - Japanese - prostration

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(名) ひれ伏すこと; 屈服; 疲労

English - Korean - prostration

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명. 부복, 기가 죽음

English - Vietnamese - prostration

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n. sự lạy, sự nằm dài xuống, tình trạng suy nhược
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Synonyms for prostration
1. exhaustion: enervation, weariness, tiredness, lassitude, collapse, weakness, debility
2. obeisance: genuflection, kowtow, reverence, bow, crouch, stoop