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Adjective: insecure  ,in-si'kyûr
  1. Not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way
    "the hinge is insecure"
  2. Lacking in security or safety
    "an insecure future"; "his fortune was increasingly insecure";
    - unsafe
  3. Lacking self-confidence or assurance
    "an insecure person lacking mental stability"
  4. Not safe from attack
    - unsafe

See also: dangerous, out on a limb, overanxious, precarious, shaky, unassured, unfixed, unguaranteed, unprotected, unsafe, unsecured, vulnerable

Antonym: secure

Encyclopedia: Insecure