Examples of superstition in a Sentence
It is a common superstition that a black cat crossing your path is bad luck.
tales of superstition, witchcraft, and magic
Recent Examples of superstition from the Web
As a super-fan, Hashmi knows about Tiger’s habits and superstitions.
Sports are riddled with superstitions, traditions and rules that keep the game fair and sacred for its fans.
Actor Eric Ladin explains his Astros' blindfold superstition The Astros' run to their first World Series championship also brought out the celebrities either at the actual ballparks or on social media.
Other people say superstition about the day began when King Philip IV of France ordered the arrest of hundreds of powerful Knights Templar on Friday 13th, 1307.
Before competing on the final day of @Colts cheerleader auditions, @LaurenStewart9 talks about the quirks and superstitions of her late fiancé, IndyCar driver Bryan Clauson.
Hume’s greatest pupil, Adam Smith, joined him in being skeptical of many unprovable claims of dogma and superstition.
As astute readers may recall, mass hysteria, superstition, class struggle and many other factors (perhaps even poisoning by wheat fungus (!?)) combined to result in accusations of witchcraft and the executions of 20 people.
The lives and deaths of Kennedy family members provide grist for endless conspiracy theorizing, tabloid salaciousness, celebrity-worship and superstition.
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Origin and Etymology of superstition
SUPERSTITION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of superstition for English Language Learners
: a belief or way of behaving that is based on fear of the unknown and faith in magic or luck : a belief that certain events or things will bring good or bad luck
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