sustantivo (plural insecurities)[mass noun]
- 1Uncertainty or anxiety about oneself; lack of confidence: she had a deep sense of insecurity [count noun]: he’s plagued with insecuritiesMás ejemplos en oraciones
lack of confidence, lack of self-confidence, self-doubt, diffidence, unassertiveness, humility, humbleness, meekness, timidity, timidness, timorousness, uncertainty, nervousness, hesitancy, inhibition, self-consciousness; anxiety, apprehension, worry, unease, uneasinessvulnerability, defencelessness, unguardedness, lack of protection, perilousness, peril, danger, riskiness; instability, fragility, frailty, shakiness, rockiness, unsteadiness, unreliability, tenuousness• informal chanciness, iffinessBritish • informal dodginess
- You can eliminate your insecurities by practicing racing in your workouts.
- Discussing her insecurity about her looks would also be a sore point.
- There are, nevertheless, fears that arise from the insecurities evident in all groups.
- 2The state of being open to danger or threat; lack of protection: growing job insecurity the insecurity of wireless networksMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Insecurity of land tenure militates against long-term conservation of the land resources.
- Each year our members do more for less and yet face greater insecurity for the future.
- Loose, free-floating minds are dangerous - minds free from debt and economic insecurity start to wander and ask questions.