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insecure

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of insecure

  1. 1 not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched insecure twine allowed the bundle of newspapers to break open as soon as it was tossed to the ground Synonyms of insecure loose, lax, loosened, relaxed, slack, slackened, unsecuredWords Related to insecure detached, free, unattached, unbound, undone, unfastened, untied; baggy, blousy, saggyNear Antonyms of insecure constrained, restrained; attached, bound, fastened, tied; fast, firm, jammed, snug, stuck, wedgedAntonyms of insecure taut, tense, tight

  2. 2 feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty I always feel insecure in those high-end highfalutin restaurants Synonyms of insecure aflutter, antsy, anxious, atwitter, dithery, edgy, goosey, het up, hinky [slang], hung up, ill at ease, nervous, jittery, jumpy, nervy, perturbed, queasy (also queazy), tense, troubled, uneasy, unquiet, upset, uptight, worriedWords Related to insecure aggrieved, bothered, concerned, disquieted, distraught, distressed, disturbed, freaked, freaked-out, shook-up; apprehensive, foreboding, hesitant, misgiving; fretful, fretting, stewing, vexed; qualmish, qualmy; flustered, twittered, undone, unnerved, unstrung; obsessed, preoccupied, restless; fidgety, flighty, fluttery, high-strung, hypertense, skittish, spookyNear Antonyms of insecure confident, self-assured, self-confident, sure; controlled, self-controlledAntonyms of insecure calm, collected, cool, easy, happy-go-lucky, nerveless, relaxed



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