Definitions for superstitiousˌsu pərˈstɪʃ əs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word superstitious
showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance
"finally realized that the horror he felt was superstitious in origin"
Susceptible to superstitions.
Arising from or having the character of superstitions.
Origin: superstitieux, from superstitiosus, from superstitionem, accusative singular of superstitio.
of or pertaining to superstition; proceeding from, or manifesting, superstition; as, superstitious rites; superstitious observances
evincing superstition; overscrupulous and rigid in religious observances; addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion
overexact; scrupulous beyond need
Origin: [F. superstitieux, L. superstitiosus.]
"Superstitious" is a 1988 single released by the Swedish heavy metal band Europe. It was the first single released from the album Out of This World. It charted at #31 in the Billboard Hot 100, #9 at the Mainstream Rock Tracks and #34 in the UK Singles Chart. The video for "Superstitious" was filmed at an old castle on Long Island, New York. When performing the song live on tour in 1990-92, Europe included a part of Bob Marley's "No Woman, No Cry" in the middle of the song.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
She doesn't want it now. She's ... kind of superstitious.
- We're precious yet we have a superstitious way of being rambunctious!
Animals like crows, owls or black cats are not ominous at all; it is the men's superstitious mind which is the inauspicious one!
They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I wear all colors but black, then I am superstitious in not wearing black.
Translations for superstitious
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- supersticiósCatalan, Valencian
- superstitieux, superstitieuseFrench
- saobh-chràbhachScottish Gaelic
- ຈົນ chonLao
- prȁznovjēran, sȕjevjēranSerbo-Croatian
- เชื่อโชคลาง cheụ̄̀x chokhlāngThai
- batıl inançları olanTurkish
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