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See definition of superstitious on Dictionary.com
  • adj.having superstitions
  • adj.based on superstition

synonyms for superstitious

  • apprehensive
  • credulous
  • fearful
  • gullible
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How to use superstitious in a sentence

There are all of these various sorts of iterations that go into people’s minds, some logical, some sort of more superstitious almost.
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We humans are notoriously unreliable, superstitious narrators, always scanning the horizon for signs that validate what our hearts have already told us.
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And yet there still remains a superstitious belief in prayer, and most surprising are some of its manifestations.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
He told how the Korean farmer lived a simple, patient life, while at the same time he was ignorant and superstitious.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
They emanated from a credulous and superstitious people in an unscientific age and country.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
"Look here, old man, this superstitious nonsense is becoming an obsession to you," it said one fine April morning.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
People of limited education, born and brought up in out of the way country places, are apt to be superstitious.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The superstitious tyrant Maximin endeavoured to revive the dying paganism, and to renew the persecution.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The natural reverence for their remains soon passed into a superstitious veneration and belief in their miraculous efficacy.
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The poet was doubtless led into this error by his desire to preserve all the legends and superstitious lore of Provence.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
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WORDS RELATED TO SUPERSTITIOUS

  • awesome
  • bizarre
  • crawly
  • creepy
  • fantastic
  • fearful
  • frightening
  • ghostly
  • mysterious
  • scary
  • spectral
  • strange
  • supernatural
  • superstitious
  • uncanny
  • unearthly
  • weird
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