SUPERSTITION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 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 RELIGIOUS FAITH SCIOSOPHY ANIMATISM MAGIC ADAPTIVE SYSTEM BEYONDISM EVOLUTIONARY AESTHETICS JANIS-FEYERABEND HYPOTHESIS ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF PSYCHOL FIELD THEORY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUPERSTITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/superstition/ (accessed October 26, 2020).