Associations to the word «Superstition»


SUPERSTITION, noun. A belief, not based on human reason or scientific knowledge, that future events may be influenced by one's behaviour in some magical or mystical way.
SUPERSTITION MOUNTAINS, proper noun. A range of mountains in Arizona, composed primarily of volcanic tuff, located to the east of the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Dictionary definition

SUPERSTITION, noun. An irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear.

Wise words

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