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Definition of Superstition

Superstition

  1. An excessive reverence for, or fear of, that which is unknown or mysterious.
  2. An ignorant or irrational worship of the Supreme Deity; excessive exactness or rigor in religious opinions or practice; extreme and unnecessary scruples in the observance of religious rites not commanded, or of points of minor importance; also, a rite or practice proceeding from excess of sculptures in religion.
  3. The worship of a false god or gods; false religion; religious veneration for objects.
  4. Belief in the direct agency of superior powers in certain extraordinary or singular events, or in magic, omens, prognostics, or the like.
  5. Excessive nicety; scrupulous exactness.
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Superstition Translations

superstition in Danish is overtro
superstition in Dutch is bijgeloof
superstition in French is superstition
superstition in German is Aberglaube {m}
superstition in Hungarian is babona
superstition in Swedish is vidskepelse, vantro, skrock
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