deprostrate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

de- +‎ prostrate with de- as intensifier.

AdjectiveEdit

deprostrate (comparative more deprostrate, superlative most deprostrate)

  1. (obsolete, nonce word) Fully prostrate; humble; low.
    How may weak mortal ever hope to file / His unsmooth tongue, and his deprostrate style? — G. Fletcher.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 15:38