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insecure

adjective  /ˌɪn·sɪˈkjʊər/ us  

insecure adjective (NOT CONFIDENT)

(of people) lacking confidence and doubting their own abilities: Eleanor was shy and insecure as a child.

insecure adjective (NOT SAFE)

(of objects or situations) not fixed or safe: The stairs seemed kind of rickety and insecure.
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