insecurity

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in·se·cure

 (ĭn′sĭ-kyo͝or′)
adj.
1. Not sure or certain; doubtful: unemployed and facing an insecure future.
2. Inadequately guarded or protected; unsafe: A shortage of military police made the air base insecure.
3. Not firm or fixed; unsteady: an insecure foothold.
4.
a. Lacking stability; troubled: an insecure relationship.
b. Lacking self-confidence; plagued by anxiety: had always felt insecure at parties.

in′se·cure′ly adv.
in′se·cure′ness n.
in′se·cu′ri·ty (-kyo͝or′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insecurity - the state of being subject to danger or injury
danger - the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury; "you are in no danger"; "there was widespread danger of disease"
insecureness - the state of being exposed to risk or anxiety
security - the state of being free from danger or injury; "we support the armed services in the name of national security"
2.insecurity - the anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure
anxiety - a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune

insecurity

noun
1. anxiety, fear, worry, uncertainty, unsureness She is always assailed by emotional insecurity.
anxiety confidence, assurance, security, certainty
2. vulnerability, risk, danger, weakness, uncertainty, hazard, peril, defencelessness The increase in crime has created feelings of insecurity.
vulnerability safety

insecurity

noun
The quality or condition of being erratic and undependable:
Translations
عَدَم أمان
nejistota
usikkerhedutryghed
biztonsági érzet hiánya
óöryggi; óáreiîanleiki
insegurançapericulosidade
negotovost
güvensizlik

insecurity

[ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ] Ninseguridad f

insecurity

[ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊərɪti] n
(= self-doubt) → incertitude f
[job, profession] → précarité f

insecurity

nUnsicherheit f

insecurity

[ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊərɪtɪ] n (of person) → insicurezza; (of lock, employment, finances) → scarsa sicurezza

insecure

(insiˈkjuə) adjective
1. unsure of oneself or lacking confidence. Whenever he was in a crowd of people he felt anxious and insecure.
2. not safe or firmly fixed. This chair-leg is insecure; an insecure lock.
ˌinseˈcurely adverb
ˌinseˈcurity noun

in·se·cur·i·ty

n. inseguridad.

insecurity

n inseguridad f