superstition

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French superstition, from Latin superstitio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌs(j)uː.pə(ɹ)ˈstɪ.ʃən/, /ˌs(j)u.pə(ɹ)ˈstɪ.ʃn̩/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌs(j)u.pɚˈstɪ.ʃən/, /ˌs(j)u.pɚˈstɪ.ʃn̩/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

Noun[edit]

superstition (countable and uncountable, plural superstitions)

  1. A belief, not based on human reason or scientific knowledge, that future events may be influenced by one's behaviour in some magical or mystical way.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin superstitiō.

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Noun[edit]

superstition f (plural superstitions)

  1. superstition

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