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Definition of Superstitious


  1. Of or pertaining to superstition; proceeding from, or manifesting, superstition; as, superstitious rites; superstitious observances.
  2. Evincing superstition; overscrupulous and rigid in religious observances; addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion.
  3. Overexact; scrupulous beyond need.

Superstitious Quotations

Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts. Then, until death itself comes, no calamity need be feared.
Sun Tzu

Superstition is the irrational belief that an object or behavior has the power to influence an outcome, when there's no logical connection between them. Most of us aren't superstitious - but most of us are a 'littlestitious.'
Gretchen Rubin

No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

I would say I'm more traditional than I am superstitious. I don't, for example, have to do things ritually before the game in order to feel comfortable going to the game. But I don't think I'm naturally a football player. I don't have that grit and that killer instinct.
Troy Polamalu

A great many things which in times of lesser knowledge we imagined to be superstitious or useless, prove today on examination to have been of immense value to mankind.
Lafcadio Hearn
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Superstitious Translations

superstitious in Dutch is bijgelovig
superstitious in Spanish is supersticioso
superstitious in Swedish is skrockful, vidskeplig
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