What does insecure mean?

Definitions for insecure
ˌɪn sɪˈkyʊərin·se·cure

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. insecureadjective

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

    "the hinge is insecure"

  2. insecure, unsafeadjective

    lacking in security or safety

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

  3. insecureadjective

    lacking self-confidence or assurance

    "an insecure person lacking mental stability"

  4. insecure, unsafeadjective

    not safe from attack

Wiktionary

  1. insecureadjective

    Not secure.

  2. insecureadjective

    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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Insecureadjective

    Etymology: in and secure.

    He is liable to a great many inconveniences every moment of his life, and is continually insecure not only of the good things of this life, but even of life itself. John Tillotson, Serm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insecureadjective

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

  2. Insecureadjective

    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.

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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. Gary Chaison:

    People feel more insecure about trade than terrorism, everyone knows someone who has lost their job.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. The higher the ego, pride, vanity, the more insecure a person feels, it seems to him that he becomes smaller and tries to rise. 2. The saints will die out; only the most sinful will survive in natural selection. 3. Love is an interdimensional chrono-connection that has a quantum thread of memories between lives extending into the infinity of eternity. No matter what the timing of life, love never dies to the end. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Alexander McFadzean:

    They've gone from one extreme to another. It went all the way from insecure to very secure.

  4. Jeb Bush:

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

  5. Sadie Robertson:

    I remember praying and saying, God, I think you chose the wrong person. This makes me nervous. This makes me insecure. This is not something Im thriving in, the Lord said something so sweet to my heart. I just felt like God was saying, Im not calling you to be this perfect person. Im actually just calling you to be a sister and a friend to those who dont have a sister and a friend.

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