|a.||1.||Not secure; not confident of safety or permanence; distrustful; suspicious; apprehensive of danger or loss.|
|2.||Not effectually guarded, protected, or sustained; unsafe; unstable; exposed to danger or loss.|
|Adj.||1.||insecure - not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way; "the hinge is insecure"|
secure - not likely to fail or give way; "the lock was secure"; "a secure foundation"; "a secure hold on her wrist"
|2.||insecure - lacking in security or safety; "his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"|
secure - free from danger or risk; "secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field"
|3.||insecure - lacking self-confidence or assurance; "an insecure person lacking mental stability"|
|4.||insecure - not safe from attack|
|5.||insecure - not financially safe or secure; "a bad investment"; "high risk investments"; "anything that promises to pay too much can't help being risky"; "speculative business enterprises"|