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From superstō +‎ -tiō.


superstitiō f (genitive superstitiōnis); third declension

  1. superstition


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative superstitiō superstitiōnēs
genitive superstitiōnis superstitiōnum
dative superstitiōnī superstitiōnibus
accusative superstitiōnem superstitiōnēs
ablative superstitiōne superstitiōnibus
vocative superstitiō superstitiōnēs



  • superstitio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • superstitio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “superstitio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • superstitio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • superstition has taken possession of their souls: superstitio mentes occupavit (Verr. 4. 51. 113)
    • to be tinged with superstition: superstitione imbutum esse
    • to be the slave of superstition: superstitione teneri, constrictum esse, obligatum esse
    • to absolutely annihilate superstition: superstitionem funditus tollere
    • to destroy superstition root and branch: superstitionem radicitus or penitus evellere
  • superstitio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • superstitio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin