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insecurity

Pronunciation: /ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊrəti; ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊərəti/

Translation of insecurity in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 u and c (of person) inseguridad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (of situation) inseguridad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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