Insecure definition

ĭnsĭ-kyo͝or
Not sure or certain; doubtful.

Unemployed and facing an insecure future.

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Inadequately guarded or protected; unsafe.

A shortage of military police made the air base insecure.

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Lacking self-confidence; plagued by anxiety.

Had always felt insecure at parties.

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Not firm or fixed; unsteady.

An insecure foothold.

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Lacking stability; troubled.

An insecure relationship.

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Not secure.
  • Not safe from danger.
  • Not confident; filled with anxieties; apprehensive.
  • Not firm or dependable; unreliable.
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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.

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Not secure.
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The definition of insecure is having a lack of confidence, or exposed to danger or risk.

An example of insecure is a person who always thinks that others are gossiping about her.

An example of insecure is a military base without enough guards on duty.

An example of insecure is a stack of money left out in a bank lobby.

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Lacking stability; troubled.

An insecure relationship.

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Lacking self-confidence; plagued by anxiety.

Had always felt insecure at parties.

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