SUPERSTITION By N., Sam M.S. - 22 1. A belief that is founded on the operation of supernatural or magical forces. 2. An unscientific belief that is accepted without question. SUPERSTITION: "Joe had a superstition about walking under ladders." Related Psychology Terms DEMONOLOGY HABIT FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) SEGUIN, EDOUARD (1812-1880) INCIDENTAL LEARNING ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Terms of Service MASS HYSTERIA GAMBLING Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SUPERSTITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/superstition/ (accessed August 17, 2022).