Definition of 'insecure'
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Everyone is feeling very insecure. The Sun (2016)He says he'll stand by me but I still feel insecure about leaving my husband. The Sun (2016)An early life of insecure attachments does not necessarily mean a future of unhappiness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Think of those memories when you feel insecure. The Sun (2014)Some mums can feel quite insecure that their childless friends seem quite interesting and intellectual. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The commitment of marriage often gives an insecure man license to clamp down in control. Christianity Today (2000)She admits to feeling insecure and says that she would have loved a desk job. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some men feel insecure around a woman who is fully formed. The Sun (2012)Look at why you feel so insecure. The Sun (2016)It left me feeling very insecure in my own abilities. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And when people are insecure and anxious, they care less for others. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Since you say she is already quite insecure, you need to broach this issue sensitively. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Deep down she seems quite insecure, but to already be rolling around with a new boyfriend! The Sun (2009)Some of them can be more aggressive, arrogant and insecure than any man. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It comes from the perspective of an older, more insecure man remembering the confidence of youth. The Sun (2012)I have been insecure all my life but for the past year it has slowly been getting worse. The Sun (2012)He is actually quite insecure. The Sun (2010)I think all performers are a bit insecure and unhinged - in a nice way! The Sun (2012)I don't want an insecure man or a man whose feelings do not come naturally. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He tries to be bouncy and youthful; his gestures are those of insecure old men who think they can command both obedience and pity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Further back in female evolutionary history, being constantly anxious, insecure and highly strung was vital to the survival of the female. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She's quite insecure in general and I think that must be why. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'insecure'
British English: insecure /ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊə/ ADJECTIVE
If you feel insecure, you feel that you are not good enough or are not loved.
Most people are a little insecure about their looks.
- American English: insecure
- Arabic: عَدِيـمُ الثِّقَةُ بِالنَّفْسِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inseguro
- Chinese: 不安全的
- Croatian: nesiguran
- Czech: nejistý
- Danish: usikker
- Dutch: onzeker
- European Spanish: inseguro ser
- Finnish: epävarma
- French: anxieux
- German: unsicher
- Greek: ανασφαλής
- Italian: insicuro
- Japanese: 不安な
- Korean: 불안한
- Norwegian: utrygg
- Polish: niepewny
- European Portuguese: inseguro
- Romanian: nesigur
- Russian: неуверенный
- Spanish: inseguro
- Swedish: osäker
- Thai: ไม่มั่นคง
- Turkish: güvensiz
- Ukrainian: невпевнений у собі
- Vietnamese: không an toàn
Definition of insecure from the Collins English Dictionary
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