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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner that indicates a belief, conception, act, or practice resulting from ignorance, unreasoning fear of the unknown or mysterious, morbid scrupulosity, trust in magic or chance, or a false conception of causation .

Usage examples (32)
  • superstitiously he refused to travel on Friday the 13th
  • Adjective : superstitious fears. ,superstitious legends
  • He wished to be religiously, superstitiously pure.
  • "Don't speak of it," cautioned Irma, superstitiously. for more
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