1. Of or pertaining to superstition; proceeding from, or manifesting, superstition; as, superstitious rites; superstitious observances.
2. Evincing superstition; overscrupulous and rigid in religious observances; addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion.
Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. --Acts xvii. 22.
3. Overexact; scrupulous beyond need.
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.
-- Su*per*sti*tious*ly, adv. -- Su*per*sti*tious*ness, n.
adj : showing ignorance or the laws of nature and faith in magic
or chance; "finally realized that the horror he felt
was superstitious in origin"