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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.

insecure

(ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊə)
adj
1. anxious or afraid; not confident or certain
2. not adequately protected: an insecure fortress.
3. unstable or shaky
ˌinseˈcurely adv
ˌinseˈcureness n
ˌinseˈcurity n

in•se•cure

(ˌɪn sɪˈkyʊər)

adj.
1. subject to fears, doubts, etc.; not confident or assured: an insecure person.
2. not safe; exposed or liable to risk or danger: insecure borders.
3. not firmly or reliably placed or fastened: an insecure ladder.
[1640–50; < Medieval Latin]
in`se•cure′ly, adv.
in`se•cure′ness, n.
in`se•cu′ri•ty, n., pl. -ties.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.insecure - not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way; "the hinge is insecure"
unfixed - not firmly placed or set or fastened
secure - not likely to fail or give way; "the lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist"
2.insecure - lacking in security or safetyinsecure - lacking in security or safety; "his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"
unprotected - lacking protection or defense
dangerous, unsafe - involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"
vulnerable - susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"
secure - free from danger or risk; "secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field"
3.insecure - lacking self-confidence or assurance; "an insecure person lacking mental stability"
secure, unafraid, untroubled - free from fear or doubt; easy in mind; "he was secure that nothing will be held against him"
4.insecure - not safe from attackinsecure - not safe from attack      
vulnerable - susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge"

insecure

adjective
1. unconfident, worried, anxious, afraid, shy, uncertain, unsure, timid, self-conscious, hesitant, meek, self-effacing, diffident, unassertive Many women are insecure about their performance as mothers.
unconfident secure, confident, assured, certain, decisive
2. unsafe, dangerous, exposed, vulnerable, hazardous, wide-open, perilous, unprotected, defenceless, unguarded, open to attack, unshielded, ill-protected Mobile phones are inherently insecure, as anyone can listen in.
unsafe protected, safe, secure

insecure

adjective
1. Inadequately protected:
Translations
عَدِيـمُ الثِّقَةُ بِالنَّفْسِغَيْر آمن ، غَيْر مُطْمَئِنغَيْر واثِق
nejistýnepevný
usikkerutrygikke sikker
epävarmaturvatonepäluotettava
nesiguran
nem biztonságos
óöruggurótraustur
不安な
불안한
nesaugiainesaugumasnesaugus
nedrošsnestabils
negotovnezanesljiv
osäker
ไม่มั่นคง
güvensizsağlam olmayanemniyetsiz
không an toàn

insecure

[ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊəʳ] ADJ
1. (= not confident) → inseguro
to feel insecuresentirse inseguro
he feels insecure about their relationshipse siente inseguro acerca de su relación
she feels insecure about sharing her flat with somebody elsele preocupa la idea de compartir el piso con otra persona
she is insecure about her performance as a motherduda de su habilidad como madre
2. (= not secure) [job, position] → poco seguro
the hospital faces an insecure futureel hospital se enfrenta a un futuro incierto or poco seguro
their lives are insecurehay mucha inseguridad en sus vidas
3. (= not safe) [country, area, building] → poco seguro; [situation] → inestable
4. (= not firm) [door, ladder, load] → poco seguro

insecure

[ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊər] adj
(= unsure of oneself) [person] → peu sûr(e) de soi
We often feel insecure → Nous nous sentons souvent peu sûrs de nous.
to feel insecure about sth → se sentir peu sûr(e) de soi par rapport à qch
[job, profession] → précaire
[structure, ladder] → peu solide, peu sûr(e)

insecure

adj
(= uncertain, unsafe)unsicher; insecure futureungesicherte Zukunft; if they feel insecure in their jobswenn sie sich in ihrem Arbeitsplatz nicht sicher fühlen
(= loose) load, ladderungesichert

insecure

[ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊəʳ] adj (structure, lock, door) → malsicuro/a (Psych) (person) → insicuro/a

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

insecure

عَدِيـمُ الثِّقَةُ بِالنَّفْسِ nejistý usikker unsicher ανασφαλής inseguro epävarma anxieux nesiguran insicuro 不安な 불안한 onzeker utrygg niepewny inseguro неуверенный osäker ไม่มั่นคง güvensiz không an toàn 不安全的

insecure

adj inseguro
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