Superstitious

Definition of Superstitious

Su`per`sti´tious
a.1.Of or pertaining to superstition; proceeding from, or manifesting, superstition; as, superstitious rites; superstitious observances.
2.Evincing superstition; overscrupulous and rigid in religious observances; addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion.
Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious.
- Acts xvii. 22.
3.Overexact; scrupulous beyond need.
Superstitious use
(Law) the use of a gift or bequest, as of land, etc., for the maintenance of the rites of a religion not tolerated by the law.
- Mozley & W.

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credulous, doting, easily taken in, easy of belief, fond, inclined to believe, infatuated, overconfiding, overcredulous, overtrustful, overtrusting, trustful, trusting, uncritical, undoubting, unskeptical, unsuspecting, unsuspicious
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