not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way
"the hinge is insecure"
lacking in security or safety
"his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"
lacking self-confidence or assurance
"an insecure person lacking mental stability"
not safe from attack
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.
not secure; not confident of safety or permanence; distrustful; suspicious; apprehensive of danger or loss
not effectually guarded, protected, or sustained; unsafe; unstable; exposed to danger or loss
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
Not effectually guarded or protected; unsafe; exposed to danger or loss.
The numerical value of insecure in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of insecure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of insecure in a Sentence
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.
John was always insecure.
Confident sheep overcome insecure wolves.
He's not the strong horse. He's insecure and he's weak.
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.
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- insegurCatalan, Valencian
- usikker, utrygDanish
- turvaton, epäluotettava, epävarmaFinnish
- inquiet, inconfortableFrench
- anksyeuHaitian Creole
- malsicuro, insicuroItalian
- pānekeneke, tītengiMāori
- niepewny, niebezpiecznyPolish
- опа́сный, небезопа́сный, неуве́ренный, ненадёжныйRussian
- tehlikede, güvensiz, emniyetsizTurkish
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