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Wordnet 3.0


1. in a superstitious manner;
- Example: "superstitiously he refused to travel on Friday the 13th"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Superstitious \Su`per*sti"tious\, a. [F. superstitieux, L. superstitiosus.] 1. Of or pertaining to superstition; proceeding from, or manifesting, superstition; as, superstitious rites; superstitious observances. [1913 Webster] 2. Evincing superstition; overscrupulous and rigid in religious observances; addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion. [1913 Webster] Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. --Acts xvii. 22. [1913 Webster] 3. Overexact; scrupulous beyond need. [1913 Webster] 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. [Eng.] --Mozley & W. [1913 Webster] -- Su`per*sti"tious*ly, adv. -- Su`per*sti"tious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

superstitiously adv 1: in a superstitious manner; "superstitiously he refused to travel on Friday the 13th"