How to use Insecure in a sentence
She was feeling insecure, and for good reason.
This bridge was found insecure and replaced in 1884-1887.
Is she insecure, too?
After finding the right group of friends, Norah no longer felt insecure about her personality.
The bridge was insecure, so the city decided to close the area until it was repaired.Advertisement
Most people wouldn't buy David Dean as an insecure guy.
She probably felt insecure even of her place in the family.
It is important that you are not insecure about your abilities when taking a leadership position.
Richard, still insecure of his own position, welcomed his uncle, and early in the following year marked his favour by creating him duke of Aquitaine.
Hope decided to end her relationship with Nathan because his constant criticism made her feel insecure.Advertisement
It left her feeling insecure.
Phyllis, however, was far more devious and insecure.
Embedded in the incurved margin of the rim which affords a very insecure foothold to insects, are a number of large glands excreting a sweet juice.
These men also turn that critical eye inward and can be quite insecure.
In spite of these facts Kruger's position was insecure.
As Giovanna had borne Francesco no sons, Bianca was very anxious to present him with an heir, for otherwise her position would remain very insecure.
The secure have felt paranoid; the insecure have eased up.
When he is unknown, not achieving or acting, he will feel rootless, insecure, anxious, and be unhappy.
Vulnerable and insecure they react with heightened sensitivity to the raw world around them.Advertisement
Farmers cannot maintain their soil in areas affected by civil conflict or insecure land tenure.
The True Believers are mentally unbalanced or insecure people, or those without hope or friends.
His love is real and totally unconditional I am a deeply, deeply insecure person.
The war between the Angevins and the Aragonese for the possession of Sicily was still in progress, and although the Aragonese were successful in Italy James's position in Spain became very insecure to internal troubles and French attacks.
The assassination of Philip delayed the blow, for it immediately made the base, Macedonia, insecure, and in such an enterprise, plunging into the vast territories of the Persian empire, a secure base was everything.Advertisement
Avranches was from 511 to 1790 a bishop's see, held at the end of the 17th century by the scholar Daniel Huet; and its cathedral, destroyed as insecure in the time of the first French Revolution, was the finest in Normandy.
About a third of the population is composed of turbulent and lawless nomads who, when on the march between their winter and summer camping grounds, frequently render the roads insecure and occasionally plunder whole districts, leaving the inhabitants without means of subsistence.
At Chushul there is an iron chain-and-rope suspension bridge over the deepest part of the river, but it does not completely span the river, and it is too insecure for use.
In fact, since the Biblical evidence is admittedly incomplete, and to a certain extent insecure, the question of the identification of Azariah of Judah and Azriyau of Ja'udi may be reopened.
The inhabitants of Schokland were compelled to leave the island by order of the state in 1859, it being considered insecure from inundation.Advertisement
Government lands were originally given free to applicants, but with a provisional and insecure title, which made it impossible for poor colonists to borrow money on their land.
A rider with an insecure seat is apt to be thrown by any unexpected movement the horse may make; and, without a firm seat, the acquirement of good hands is well-nigh hopeless, because, when the balance is once disturbed the insecure rider will have to depend on something else for the maintenance of his seat, and this generally takes the shape of "riding on the horse's mouth," a practice as cruel as it is ugly.
But the possession of Asia Minor was insecure to the Seljuks 2 An outline of the history of this branch of the Seljuks is given in Z.D.M.G.
Land was acquired and works were planned, but the development of possibilities of torpedo attack soon made it evident that the outer anchorage, as originally designed, would be insecure, and naval opinion became doubtful as to whether the base would be adequate.
The elected and still insecure German king at first remained Reforma= neutral; but in the autumn of 1525 the current of tion.Advertisement
Even in the animal world, the highest stage of nature, he saw a failure to reach an independent and rational system of organization; and its feelings under the continuous violence and menaces of the environment he described as insecure, anxious and unhappy.
Tigranes's position, always insecure, soon became untenable, and it became necessary for Rome to intervene once more.
Further, Sweden's new boundaries were of the most insecure description, inasmuch as they were anti-ethnographical, parting asunder races which naturally went together, and behind which stood powerful neighbours of the same stock ready, at the first opportunity, to reunite them.
But this state of affairs was too insecure even for these rovers, and they would speedily have succumbed had not a refuge been found for them by the fortunate conquest of Jamaica in 1655 by the navy of the English Commonwealth.
Yet his position was even then insecure; the vicissitudes of the last thirty years had shaken the old prestige of the name of king, and a weaker and less capable man than Henry Tudor might have failed to retain the crown that he had won.Advertisement
So long as the union was insecure, Margaret had tolerated the presence near the throne of "good men" from all three realms (the Rigsraad, or council of state, as these councillors now began to be called); but their influence was always insignificant.
He had restored the superstructure of the imperial monarchy, but he had likewise strengthened and legalized methods and institutions till then private and insecure, and these, passing from custom into law, undermined the foundations of the structure he had thought himself to be repairing.
The duke of Burgundy, however rich and powerful, was still the kings vassal; his wide but insecure authority, of too rapid growth and unpopular, lacked sovereign rights.
After a wandering and insecure life of some years in Italy, he received and accepted the invitation of the Cardinal Ippolyte d'Este to settle in Rome in 1559.
New wireless LANs are popping up very fast, and many of them are insecure ' rogue ' access points.Advertisement
Chapter I of Part V creates insecure ' introductory tenancies ', which councils can give to new tenants.
It is natural that your child may feel insecure and jealous at the attention this unborn child is already receiving.
The bottom line is teens that harass others often do so because they feel insecure about themselves.
I just feel so insecure, and I keep comparing my body to the other girls.
Puberty can be a very insecure period for both boys and girls.Advertisement
Thumb sucking offers security to a child, but this behavior does not imply that the child is insecure.
In contrast, some children with an insecure attachment want to be held, but they are not comfortable; they kick or push away.
They are insecure because they lack guidelines to direct their behavior.
Blanket-attached children appear to be neither more nor less maladjusted or insecure than other children.
Badly handled, the infant becomes insecure and learns "basic mistrust."
Children who have not yet developed sufficient coping mechanisms to deal with many normal childhood fears and problems may feel overwhelmed and insecure.
Children will display distinct attachment styles, which can be loosely defined as either secure or insecure.
Secure styles show a child consistently connected to the primary caregiver, with a firmly established sense of trust and a nurturing response; however, insecure styles of attachment have features of instability.
Insecure attachment develops when a primary care-giver does not consistently respond in ways that are warm, affectionate, loving, dependable, and sensitive to the infant's needs.
The three primary insecure types are resistant attachment, avoidant attachment, and disorganized attachment.
This type of insecure attachment may be an indicator of risk for the development of emotional, social, and behavioral problems in childhood and later in life.
The key behavior in this type of insecure attachment is an active avoidance of the primary caregiver when the infant is upset.
In this type of insecure attachment, infants show a variety of confused and contradictory behaviors.
Parents should call their doctor if their child exhibits any of the behaviors of an insecure attachment.
Insecure attachment-Develops when a primary caregiver does not consistently respond in ways that are warm, affectionate, and sensitive to a baby's needs.
School and social circles can be difficult when you feel insecure about your self-image.
Seeing images of pregnant models who look even more radiant after they've given birth is enough to make even the most confident woman feel a bit insecure.
Too many people are open and trusting or afraid and insecure; both personas are a recipe for disaster.
People in good relationships get mad, get insecure, even yell at each other sometimes.
People that use too many big words might be insecure about themselves.
He promised to be open-minded, but when I explained to him about what I like about my religion he just says I only feel that way because I was insecure and brainwashed.
I am horribly insecure about my looks even though I am sort of pretty looking.
Perhaps you feel insecure about his past relationships.
He is at an age when feeling insecure about his sexuality, and his manhood are first and foremost on his mind, which is perfectly normal.
Clingy women, who are insecure about themselves and fixated on doing anything they can to get a guys attention, usually end up scaring potential partners away.
If you've been in a relationship where you've felt insecure or anxious watching your partner talk to another guy or girl, then you've probably wondered how to get rid of jealousy.
If you are already feeling insecure about the relationship, the jealousy will only get worse.
Are you insecure and paranoid, or do you really have something to be concerned about because your partner is having an affair?
Clips are less frequently used because they can become loose and insecure more easily.
It's natural to feel a bit insecure about your abilities as you're trying to start a freelance writing business.
However, their public bravado lies in stark contrast to their somewhat insecure natures.
However, people who feel insecure about their own poor money management skills are likely to see your behavior as an indirect criticism of their own lifestyle.
Insurance regulation is intended to promote normal market competition while protecting insurance consumers from insurance scams and financially insecure companies.
Since the sides of the pit consist of loose sand they afford an insecure foothold to any small insect that inadvertently ventures over the edge.
But the disappearance of the Old Czechs made the parliamentary situation very insecure.
Gustavus's necessities had compelled him to break with the ecclesiastical traditions of Sweden; and they also compelled him, contrary to his masterful disposition, to accept constitutionalism, because without it his footing in his own kingdom would have been insecure.
Property was at first, in San Francisco as in the mines, exceptionally secure; then insecure.
Though he called a parliament early in 1484, and made all manner of gracious promises of good governance, he felt that his position was insecure.
And yet, this latest information left her feeling insecure.
On the one hand, she's trying desperately to escape, while she's so brow-beaten and insecure she believes it's impossible!
He would have yelled something like, "How I feel about Sarah is none of your goddamn business and if you're so pathetically insecure maybe you don't deserve her!"
Hating how insecure the women made her feel, she crossed her arms self-consciously.
They pay no attention to the alienation of those living precarious existences in a low-wage, insecure " competitive " global economy.
Basis of Deployment Policy 1. Security Wireless LANs are inherently insecure.
Acting as an election commissioner, Mr Mawrey called the system " hopelessly insecure " .
His wife Mabel is socially inept and emotionally insecure.
This leaves people financially insecure, but also makes transition into work difficult.
Redundancy fuels nationalism, racism and anti-Semitism, since the economically insecure seek weaker scapegoats for the problems confronting them.
Thursday, 02 August 2001 Anyone feeling a bit insecure?
The Morina border remains insecure with cross-border fighting occurring.
For almost everyone, including the middle classes, life has become ever more insecure.
Issues of cycle theft still persist whereby bikes are left insecure, in view within close areas of tenement buildings.
Much of the country beyond Kabul is considered insecure.
So how did singer Chris Martin, an insecure, self-confessed nerd, hit the bigtime?
He walks shirtless with a macho swagger, yet underneath he is insecure.
From Meshed Aga Mahommed sent an envoy to Zaman Shah, asking for the cession of Balkh, and explaining his invasion of Khorasan; but the Afghan monarch was too perplexed with the troubles in his own country and his own insecure position to do more than send an unmeaning reply.
After the break in, Joanna felt nervous about staying in the insecure home in a sketchy neighborhood.
Stressors such as the death of a loved one, domestic violence, abuse, divorce and alcohol/drug abuse in the home can make teenagers feel insecure.
I didn't get my chest until I was 17, so that made me feel insecure.
According to Montag, "I've always been very insecure about my body."
There's no need for the plus-sized individual to feel insecure about her furniture.
Drawings with incomplete or hesitant lines may indicate that a child feels unsure or insecure.
The subsequently discredited stereotype was that these children were overly anxious and insecure.
Relaxing limits during a time of change can make children feel insecure.
He feels insecure with your knowledge in areas that he knows little about.
First, know that it's natural to feel insecure sometimes.
He was both unsure of how to react to the emotions (being a Changeling) and too stubborn and insecure to act upon them.
But this peace is feeble and insecure, and if something else does not come to its aid it can do very little for the preservation of mankind.
For the ' we ' who will change seems insecure.
Sea-bathing is insecure, and is confined to a few small coves, approached by tunnels hewn through the rock.