superstition noun

ADJ. popular | age-old, ancient, old | local | pagan | primitive

VERB + SUPERSTITION have We have a lot of superstitions about animals. | be riddled with The topic of birth is riddled with superstition. | believe in unwilling to believe in local superstitions | dismiss sth as, reject sth as

SUPERSTITION + VERB be attached to sth Red-headed people have many superstitions attached to them.

PREP. ~ about primitive superstitions about death