What does insecure mean?

Definitions for insecure
ˌɪn sɪˈkyʊərin·se·cure

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word insecure.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. insecure(adj)

    not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way

    "the hinge is insecure"

  2. insecure, unsafe(adj)

    lacking in security or safety

    "his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"

  3. insecure(adj)

    lacking self-confidence or assurance

    "an insecure person lacking mental stability"

  4. insecure, unsafe(adj)

    not safe from attack

Wiktionary

  1. insecure(Adjective)

    Not secure.

  2. insecure(Adjective)

    Not comfortable or confident in oneself or in certain situations.

    He's a nice guy and all, but seems to be rather insecure around other people.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insecure(adj)

    not secure; not confident of safety or permanence; distrustful; suspicious; apprehensive of danger or loss

  2. Insecure(adj)

    not effectually guarded, protected, or sustained; unsafe; unstable; exposed to danger or loss

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insecure

    in-se-kūr′, adj. apprehensive of danger or loss: exposed to danger or loss: uncertain.—adv. Insecure′ly.—n. Insecur′ity.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. insecure

    Not effectually guarded or protected; unsafe; exposed to danger or loss.

How to pronounce insecure?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say insecure in sign language?

  1. insecure

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insecure in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insecure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of insecure in a Sentence

  1. Ali Shamkhani:

    A special committee has been set up to investigate the attack on Sabiti... with two missiles and its report will soon be submitted to the authorities for decision, piracy and mischief on international waterways aimed at making commercial shipping insecure will not go unanswered.

  2. Cynthia Powell in 1939:

    John was always insecure.

  3. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Confident sheep overcome insecure wolves.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    He's not the strong horse. He's insecure and he's weak.

  5. Gwen Stefani:

    What happened was, the story is, that he had written the song and sent it to me on my phone. I was scared to listen to it, i was like ,‘What if I don’t like it?’ And I listened to it and I’m like, ‘Oh my God, I love this.’ He said, ‘Write the rest of it.’ It was a time when I was really insecure about writing.

Images & Illustrations of insecure

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