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superstitiousness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being superstitious; superstition.

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  • noun rare superstition

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Examples

  • My superstitiousness makes me want to avoid full gloat mode, but, wow, I thought Obama just flat owned her on that one, and it did capture that "a change is gonna come" -- something that many Obama supporters myself have been feeling.

    Obama To Hillary: "I'm Looking Forward To You Advising Me"

  • By means of a ruse that plays upon Legree's intense superstitiousness (the dark counterpart to Tom's Christian belief system), Cassy manages to escape with the young girl that Legree has purchased to replace her in his bed.

    Justice for Cassy

  • Four, religions are born of humankind's natural ignorance and superstitiousness.

    How Religion is Misunderstood

  • If there is a God, do you think there's a chance in Hell that he smiles on your superstitiousness?

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Ideas of reference (excluding delusions of reference), odd beliefs or magical thinking that influences behavior and is inconsistent with subcultural norms (e.g., superstitiousness, belief in clairvoyance, telepathy, or “sixth sense” …).

    ENTANGLED MINDS

  • If so, I've found a good cure for superstitiousness is to get so stupidly drunk that you are not aware of your surroundings and cannot remember what you were so freaked out about in the first place.

    bluemeany Diary Entry

  • Ideas of reference (excluding delusions of reference), odd beliefs or magical thinking that influences behavior and is inconsistent with subcultural norms (e.g., superstitiousness, belief in clairvoyance, telepathy, or “sixth sense” …).

    ENTANGLED MINDS

  • Ideas of reference (excluding delusions of reference), odd beliefs or magical thinking that influences behavior and is inconsistent with subcultural norms (e.g., superstitiousness, belief in clairvoyance, telepathy, or “sixth sense” …).

    ENTANGLED MINDS

  • Whatever was spoken of he would bring round to the superstitiousness of old maids, or the petting and spoiling of children.

    War and Peace

  • With memories like these in him, and, moreover, given to a certain superstitiousness, as has been said; the courage of this

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

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