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superstitious in Folklore topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsuperstitioussu‧per‧sti‧tious /ˌsuːpəˈstɪʃəs◂ $ -pər-/ ●○○ adjective  RFBELIEVEinfluenced by superstitions a superstitious womansuperstitiously adverb
Examples from the Corpus
superstitiousThe superstitious 35-year-old singer and impressionist was remanded on bail in his absence charged with affray.The old man was mildly superstitious.A superstitious fear swept over the hidden assassin.First off, there are our own prejudices, part folklore, part superstitious fear.They were a superstitious lot and tomorrow they would be fighting for their lives.My mother is so superstitious she won't step on a crack when we walk down the street.The two of them now resembled a superstitious swamp devil, humming, hovering, and plowing through the miasma.He made long-length longevity noodles -- not for their superstitious value, bat for their taste.Not a place to be superstitious, when you are alone at night up there with a casket!