Definition of 'superstitious'
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Our civilization suffers from a superstitious belief in the magical effect of printed forms. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)Who could claim that the "superstitious nonsense " of medieval belief had been sacrificed for anything worthwhile? The Crossing-Place (1993)I'm a superstitious person and it was difficult to keep putting him in my team. The Sun (2010)He said: 'I am very superstitious. The Sun (2009)He admitted: 'I am quite superstitious. The Sun (2008)I'm not a superstitious man. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'superstitious'
British English: superstitious /ˌsuːpəˈstɪʃəs/ ADJECTIVE
People who are superstitious believe in things that are not real or possible, for example magic.
Even now, some people still practise this superstitious custom.
- American English: superstitious
- Arabic: خُرَافِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: supersticioso
- Chinese: 迷信的
- Croatian: praznovjeran
- Czech: pověrčivý
- Danish: overtroisk
- Dutch: bijgelovig
- European Spanish: supersticioso
- Finnish: taikauskoinen
- French: superstitieux
- German: abergläubisch
- Greek: προληπτικός
- Italian: superstizioso
- Japanese: 迷信的な
- Korean: 미신적인
- Norwegian: overtroisk
- Polish: przesądny
- European Portuguese: supersticioso
- Romanian: superstițios
- Russian: суеверный
- Spanish: supersticioso
- Swedish: vidskeplig
- Thai: ซึ่งเชื่อโชคลาง
- Turkish: batıl inançları olan
- Ukrainian: забобонний
- Vietnamese: mê tín
Definition of superstitious from the Collins English Dictionary
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