Definitions for superstitiousˌsu pərˈstɪʃ əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

su•per•sti•tiousˌsu pərˈstɪʃ əs(adj.)

  1. characterized by or proceeding from superstition:

    superstitious fears.

  2. of or connected with superstition:

    superstitious tales.

  3. believing in or full of superstition.

Origin of superstitious:

1350–1400; < L superstitiōsus=superstiti(ō)superstition+-ōsus -ous


Princeton's WordNet

  1. superstitious(adj)

    showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance

    "finally realized that the horror he felt was superstitious in origin"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. superstitious(adjective)ˌsu pərˈstɪʃ əs

    believing in superstitions

    Are you superstitious?


  1. superstitious(Adjective)

    Susceptible to superstitions.

  2. superstitious(Adjective)

    Arising from or having the character of superstitions.

  3. Origin: superstitieux, from superstitiosus, from superstitionem, accusative singular of superstitio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Superstitious(adj)

    of or pertaining to superstition; proceeding from, or manifesting, superstition; as, superstitious rites; superstitious observances

  2. Superstitious(adj)

    evincing superstition; overscrupulous and rigid in religious observances; addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion

  3. Superstitious(adj)

    overexact; scrupulous beyond need


  1. Superstitious

    "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.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


superstitious beliefs; She has always been very superstitious.

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