Superstition



[soo-per-stish-uh n] /ˌsu pərˈstɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
a belief or notion, not based on reason or knowledge, in or of the ominous significance of a particular thing, circumstance, occurrence, proceeding, or the like.
2.
a system or collection of such beliefs.
3.
a custom or act based on such a belief.
4.
irrational fear of what is unknown or mysterious, especially in connection with religion.
5.
any blindly accepted belief or notion.
superstition
/ˌsuːpəˈstɪʃən/
noun
1.
irrational belief usually founded on ignorance or fear and characterized by obsessive reverence for omens, charms, etc
2.
a notion, act or ritual that derives from such belief
3.
any irrational belief, esp with regard to the unknown

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