HyperDic: insecurely

English > 2 senses of the word insecurely:
ADVERBallinsecurelyin a tentative and self-conscious manner
allinsecurelyin a manner involving risk
English > insecurely: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a tentative and self-conscious manner.
Example"she always acts very insecurely in the presence of her father"
OppositesecurelyIn a confident and unselfconscious manner
Adjectivesinsecurelacking self-confidence or assurance
English > insecurely: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a manner involving risk.
Example"our positions here at the university are rather insecurely supported by grant money"
OppositesecurelyIn a manner free from fear or risk
Adjectivesinsecurelacking in security / security / security or safety

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