Superstitious

usgb/ˌsuːpərˈstɪʃəs/Volume
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Often used when discussing traditions, rituals, or habits without logical basis. SlideMany athletes have superstitious rituals before a game.
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While it can sound negative, sometimes it's neutral, describing common cultural practices. SlideThe superstitious celebration includes wearing red for good luck.
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Can imply emotional investment in beliefs, such as fear or hope, not just logic. SlideDespite being superstitious, he felt comforted by his lucky charm.