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superstitious

adjective
 
 
/ˌsuːpəˈstɪʃəs/
believing that particular objects or events are lucky or unlucky: Are you superstitious about the number 13?The supernatural - general words
Translations of “superstitious”
in Korean 미신을 믿는…
in Arabic خُرافي, وَهمي…
in Portuguese supersticioso…
in Catalan supersticiós…
in Japanese 迷信的な, 縁起をかついだ…
in Italian superstizioso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基於迷信的, 相信迷信的…
in Russian суеверный…
in Turkish batıl inançlı/itikatlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基于迷信的, 相信迷信的…
in Polish przesądny…
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