from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Inclined to believe in superstition.
- adj. Of, characterized by, or proceeding from superstition.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Susceptible to superstitions.
- adj. Arising from or having the character of superstitions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to superstition; proceeding from, or manifesting, superstition.
- adj. Evincing superstition; overscrupulous and rigid in religious observances; addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion.
- adj. Overexact; scrupulous beyond need.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Believing superstitions, religious or other; addicted to superstition; especially, very scrupulous and rigid in religious observances through fear or credulity; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion.
- Pertaining to, partaking of, or proceeding from superstition: as, superstitious rites.
- Over-exact; scrupulous beyond need, as from credulous fear.
- Idolatrously devoted.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing ignorance of the laws of nature and faith in magic or chance
Old French superstitieux, from Latin superstitiosus, from superstitionem, accusative singular of superstitio. (Wiktionary)