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Definitions for superstitious
ˌsu pərˈstɪʃ əssu·per·sti·tious

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. superstitious(Adjective)

    Susceptible to superstitions.

    Etymology: superstitieux, from superstitiosus, from superstitionem, accusative singular of superstitio.

  2. superstitious(Adjective)

    Arising from or having the character of superstitions.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [F. superstitieux, L. superstitiosus.]

  2. Superstitious(adj)

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

    Etymology: [F. superstitieux, L. superstitiosus.]

  3. Superstitious(adj)

    overexact; scrupulous beyond need

    Etymology: [F. superstitieux, L. superstitiosus.]

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of superstitious in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of superstitious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of superstitious in a Sentence

  1. John Selden:

    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.

  2. Liam Neesonhas:

    Because when you’re doing a play and you’re with your family, other actors, technicians, you do silly things. You do silly things. And it becomes kind of superstitious, if you don’t do it every night, you think it’s going to jinx the show, i think Dustin Hoffman was — I ’m not saying I’ve done similar things like what Dustin Hoffman did, Liam Neesonhas know. Apparently Dustin Hoffman touched another girl’s breast and stuff. But it’s childhood stuff, what Dustin Hoffman was doing.

  3. William Wilson:

    She doesn't want it now. She's ... kind of superstitious.

  4. Toni Morrison:

    I also wanted to use black folklore, the magic and superstitious part of it, black people believe in magic. Once a woman asked me, Do you believe in ghosts ? I said,' Yes. Do you believe in germs ?' It's part of our heritage.

  5. Liam Neeson:

    The Dustin Hoffman thing, I’m on the fence about that, when you’re doing a play and you’re with your family – other actors, technicians – you do silly things and it becomes kind of superstitious if you don’t do it every night you think it’s going to jinx the show. I’m not saying I’ve done similar things to what [Hoffman] apparently did but it’s childhood stuff.

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