insecure definition

  • adjective:
    • Not sure or certain; doubtful: unemployed and dealing with an insecure future.
    • Inadequately guarded or safeguarded; unsafe: A shortage of army authorities made the atmosphere base insecure.
    • maybe not fast or fixed; unsteady: an insecure foothold.
    • Lacking security; troubled: an insecure relationship.
    • Lacking self-confidence; affected by anxiety: had always considered insecure at parties.
    • perhaps not secure.
    • uncomfortable or confident in yourself or in certain situations.
    • Not secure; not confident of protection or permanence; distrustful; dubious; apprehensive of risk or loss.
    • maybe not effectually guarded, protected, or sustained; hazardous; unstable; confronted with danger or loss.
    • lacking self-esteem or assurance
    • not safe from assault
    • not fast or securely fixed; more likely to fail or give way
    • without safety or protection
  • others:
    • perhaps not protected, fast, or safe; liable to cave in; unsafe.
    • Not fully assured; not free from apprehension, fear, doubt, or question; uncertain.
    • to help make insecure; imperil.

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