Sentence Examples


  • First faintness and irresistible desire to sleep. Then alarming prostration and vomiting.
  • Great prostration, vomiting and cold, clammy perspiration follow within one to three hours.
  • Between the date of her death in 1758 and his own on the 10th of August 17 J9 he fell into a state of prostration in which he would not even dress, but wandered unshaven, unwashed and in a nightgown about his park.
  • Prostration and cerebral symptoms are particularly marked; the temperature rises rapidly and very high.
  • To the Greeks and Macedonians such a regime was abhorrent, and the opposition roused by Alexander's attempt to introduce among them the practice of proskynesis (prostration before the royal presence), was bitter and effectual.