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Belief in sign of things to come
“The Symphony No 9, or the Choral, had such an enormous impact that a superstition sprung up among subsequent composers that it tempted fate to venture beyond nine symphonies, the number at which Beethoven laid down his pen.”
Excessively credulous belief in and reverence for the supernatural
“The film gives us unusually authentic-seeming pictures of village life and ritual, and invests the people with a certain dignity and sensibility, even if ultimately they prefer superstition and fear to science.”
A form of magic designed to allow for worship or conjuration of, or communication with spirits or deities
A theory or attitude that acts as a guiding principle for behavior
The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods
An inanimate object worshipped for its supposed magical powers or because it is considered to be inhabited by a spirit
A social or religious custom prohibiting or restricting a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing
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