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insecure

adjective
     
in‧se‧cure
1 not feeling at all confident about yourself, your abilities, or your relationships with people
insecure about
She's very insecure about her appearance.
She felt lonely and insecure away from her family.
2 a job, investment etc that is insecure does not give you a feeling of safety, because it might to be taken away or lost at any time:
Many of them work in low-paid, insecure jobs.
3 a building or structure that is insecure is not safe, because it could fall down
insecurity noun [uncountable and countable]
Student teachers often suffer from a great sense of insecurity.
her deepest fears and insecurities
insecurely adverb

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