Definition of 'superstition'
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The extent of the spread of superstition and nonsense ritual must be a real concern for managers. The Sun (2015)Each has their own rituals and superstitions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Except that we cannot offer superstition or ignorance as an excuse. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Any other religion is false and mere superstition. Christianity Today (2000)The second cognitive error is a belief in superstition. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Others dismissed such fears as superstition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's more of a ritual than a superstition. The Sun (2010)Meanwhile, the jealous local gossips spread fear and superstition. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Such coincidences will prey on all connections today, along with their ritual superstitions of lucky shirts and suits. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Is this fear mere superstition? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many old customs and superstitions still linger around the festival of the new year, especially in provincial towns and country districts. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The more we understand about the nature of the world and humankind, the less vulnerable we are to irrational fears and disabling superstitions. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)These lithe, slim beasts bear the weight of an astonishing amount of history, belief and superstition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He added that he had been a victim of ignorance and superstition himself as he was growing up in Hong Kong. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'superstition'
British English: superstition NOUN
Superstition is belief in things that are not real or possible, for example magic.
Fortune-telling is a very much debased art surrounded by superstition.
Definition of superstition from the Collins English Dictionary
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