adjective. ['ˌsuːpɝˈstɪʃəs'] showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance.
- superstitieux (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- superstitiosus (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Superstitious
Example sentences of the word superstitious
Have a shower too early, and you may feel superstitious about something happening to the baby.
Quotes containing the word superstitious
1. Religion is still useful among the herd - that it helps their orderly conduct as nothing else could. The crude human animal is in-eradicably superstitious, and there is every biological reason why they should be. Take away his Christian god and saints, and he will worship something else...
- H.P. Lovecraft
2. I’m not superstitious. I’m a witch. Witches aren’t superstitious. We are what people are superstitious of.
- Terry Pratchett, Wintersmith