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.
The numerical value of superstitious in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of superstitious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is bad luck to be superstitious.
She doesn't want it now. She's ... kind of superstitious.
Animals like crows, owls or black cats are not ominous at all; it is the men's superstitious mind which is the inauspicious one!
His mother called such people ignorant and superstitious, but his father only shook his head slowly and puffed his pipe and said that sometimes old stories had a grain or two of truth in them and it was best not to take chances. It was why, he said, he crossed himself whenever a black cat crossed his path.
Don Corleone I'm a superstitious man, and if some unlucky accident should befall Michael - if he is to be shot in the head by a police officer, or be found hung dead in a jail cell... or if he should be struck by a bolt of lightning - then I'm going to blame some of the people in this room and then I do not forgive. But with said, I pledge - on the souls of my grandchildren - that I will not be the one to break the peace that we have made today.
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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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