HyperDic: insecure

English > 4 senses of the word insecure:
ADJECTIVEallinsecurenot firm or firmly fixed
allinsecure, unsafelacking in security / security / security or safety
allinsecurelacking self-confidence or assurance
allinsecure, unsafenot safe from attack / attack / attack
insecure > pronunciation
Soundsih'nsahkyer
Rhymesbehavior ... Xavier: 32 rhymes with yer...
English > insecure: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give ... / give way.
Example"the hinge is insecure"
See alsounfixednot firmly placed or set or fastened
Oppositesecurenot likely to fail or give ... / give way
Spanishinseguro
English > insecure: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking in security / security / security or safety.
Examples
  • "his fortune was increasingly insecure"
  • "an insecure future"
Synonymunsafe
Narrowerprecarious, shakynot secure
unguaranteed, unsecuredWithout financial security
See alsodangerous, unsafeInvolving or causing danger or risk
unprotectedlacking protection or defense
vulnerablesusceptible to attack / attack / attack
OppositesecureFree from danger or risk
Spanishinseguro
Nounsinsecurenessthe state of being exposed to risk or anxiety
insecuritythe state of being subject to danger or injury
Adverbsinsecurelyin a manner involving risk
English > insecure: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaninglacking self-confidence or assurance.
Example"an insecure person lacking mental stability"
Narroweroveranxiousanxious or nervous to an excessive degree
unassuredlacking boldness or confidence
Oppositesecure, unafraid, untroubledFree from fear or doubt
Spanishinseguro
Nounsinsecurenessthe state of being exposed to risk or anxiety
insecuritythe anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure
Adverbsinsecurelyin a tentative and self-conscious manner
English > insecure: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot safe from attack / attack / attack.
Synonymunsafe
Broadervulnerablesusceptible to attack / attack / attack
Spanishinseguro
Nounsinsecurenessthe state of being exposed to risk or anxiety
insecuritythe state of being subject to danger or injury

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