noun. ['ˌsuːpɝˈstɪʃən'] an irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear.
Words that Rhyme with Superstition
Example sentences of the word superstition
1. Noun, singular or mass
That superstition evolved for a reason: Cats do cry, just not in the sense we might think.
Quotes containing the word superstition
1. A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
- George Bernard Shaw
2. What is it you most dislike? Stupidity, especially in its nastiest forms of racism and superstition.
- Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22: A Memoir
3. When every hope is gone, 'when helpers fail and comforts flee,' I find that help arrives somehow, from I know not where. Supplication, worship, prayer are no superstition; they are acts more real than the acts of eating, drinking, sitting or walking. It is no exaggeration to say that they alone are real, all else is unreal.
- Mahatma Gandhi, The Story of My Experiments With Truth