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From de- +‎ prostrate, with de- as an intensifier.


deprostrate (comparative more deprostrate, superlative most deprostrate)

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

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for deprostrate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)