Definition of superstitiously in English:



  • See superstitious

    • ‘Alec, despite his grounding in the rational science of making lots of money, is swayed by symbols and portents, seemingly mundane signs that he interprets superstitiously to be indicators of the path he is meant to pursue.’
    • ‘All we do is rather superstitiously take down our decorations.’
    • ‘For the moment, they are cautiously, superstitiously, optimistic.’
    • ‘The interpretation of eclipses affected the outcome of strategic battles in ancient times, and even today these celestial events are regarded superstitiously by many.’
    • ‘In addition, Dominicans have mixed feelings about Columbus and superstitiously refer to him only as the Great Admiral, believing that to say his name will bring about bad luck.’