superstitious

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

Definition of superstitious

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

superstitiously

adverb

Examples of superstitious in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of superstitious

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


First Known Use: 14th century


SUPERSTITIOUS Defined for English Language Learners

superstitious

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

Definition of superstitious for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or influenced by superstition


SUPERSTITIOUS Defined for Kids

superstitious

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

Definition of superstitious for Students

  1. :  showing or influenced by superstition



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