Mumpsimus in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Mumpsimus

a person who clings to a tradition or custom that is practiced even though it has been prove to be irrational

Examples of Mumpsimus in a sentence

The mumpsimus continued to mispronounce the word ‘library’ even when he was corrected several times.  🔊

Clinging to her superstitions, the mumpsimus irrationally avoided black cats.  🔊

Even though her family tried to convince her it was silly, the mumpsimus avoided leaving the house on Friday the 13th.  🔊

Convinced that beginner’s luck would bring him a big win, the delusionary mumpsimus placed foolish bets over and over.  🔊

The mumpsimus refused to pick up the penny because of the illogical myth about tails side coins being bad luck.  🔊

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