belief in irrational supernatural causality
A superstition is a belief that has no logical explanation or scientific evidence. There are many superstitions believed in around the world. Many people believe superstitions to be complete nonsense while others live their lives according to superstitions such as avoiding black cats, looking for four leaf clovers and avoiding mirrors.
- Apotropaism, a ritual to turn away evil
- Amulet, a charm against bad luck