Associations to the word «Superstitious»


SUPERSTITIOUS, adjective. Susceptible to superstitions.
SUPERSTITIOUS, adjective. Arising from or having the character of superstitions.
SUPERSTITIOUS, adjective. (archaic) overexact; unnecessarily scrupulous

Dictionary definition

SUPERSTITIOUS, adjective. Showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance; "finally realized that the horror he felt was superstitious in origin".

Wise words

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