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superstitious

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adjective su·per·sti·tious \-ˈsti-shəs\

Simple Definition of superstitious

  • : of, relating to, or influenced by superstition

Full Definition of superstitious

  1. :  of, relating to, or swayed by superstition <a superstitious ritual>

su·per·sti·tious·ly adverb

Examples of superstitious

  1. He's very superstitious and won't pitch without his lucky mitt.



Origin of superstitious

Middle English supersticious, from Anglo-French supersticius, from Latin superstitiosus, from superstitio


First Known Use: 14th century



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