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Definition of Superstitious

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

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

Writing is a solitary experience. I'm extremely superstitious. If I talk about the book or name the title out loud before finishing, I feel the energy I need to write will be drained. It's so intimate, I can't even share it with my wife.
Paulo Coelho

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

The natural inclination in all humans is to posit a force, a spirit, outside of us. That tendency toward superstitious magical thinking is just built into our nature.
Michael Shermer

I am very superstitious about toasts. I never toast with water, and I'm very careful to make eye contact with everyone I toast with.
Maggie Grace
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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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