SUPERSTI'TIOUS, adjective [Latin superstitiosus.]
1. Over scrupulous and rigid in religious observances; addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion; as superstitious people.
2. Proceeding from superstition; manifesting superstition; as superstitious rites; superstitious observances.
3. Over exact; scrupulous beyond need.
Superstitious use, in law, the use of land for a religious purpose, or by a religious corporation.