Thesaurus / superstitious
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The memory of the terrible Tsar, the fear of him, was still alive in superstitious Russia, and none dared to dishonour his son.

The superstitious natives supposed the drought was sent upon them as a judgment, because myself and Lay were allowed to live.

This frightened the superstitious old woman, and she ran away.

Shadows of ShastaJoaquin Miller

But he shuddered; a superstitious fear froze his blood; he felt that he was about to die.

The UsurperJudith Gautier

The superstitious barbarians in some degree respected churches.

Another symptom which is very marked is that of spasmodic and superstitious prayer.

The DrunkardCyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

"If I were superstitious I should say that you receive me ominously," he said, fixing his gray eyes keenly upon her.

Dr. Breen's PracticeWilliam Dean Howells

Besides this, it is important to remark that the Puritans were more fanatical than superstitious.

Tyndall, Carpenter and Henry Thompson teach that "prayer is superstitious absurdity."

The superstitious drew attention to the coincidence, and it is said that Napoleon looked upon it as an evil omen.

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