Synonyms of insecure in English:

insecure


See definition of insecure

adjective

1‘a gauche, rather insecure young man’

SYNONYMS

unconfident, lacking confidence, lacking self-confidence, not self-assured, diffident, self-effacing, self-conscious, unforthcoming, uncertain, unsure, doubtful, self-doubting, hesitant, unassertive, retiring, shrinking, shy, timid, timorous, meek, passive, inhibited, introverted

anxious, fearful, apprehensive, worried, ill at ease

informal mousy

ANTONYMS

confident

2‘burglars can gain access through insecure doors and windows’

SYNONYMS

unguarded, unprotected, ill-protected, vulnerable, defenceless, undefended, unshielded, exposed, assailable, open to attack, in danger

unlocked, unbolted, unfastened, unsecured

rare pregnable

ANTONYMS

secure

3‘an insecure footbridge’

SYNONYMS

unstable, unsecured, loose, rickety, rocky, wobbly, shaky, unsteady, precarious

unsubstantial, weak, flimsy, frail, fragile, spindly, decrepit, unsound, unsafe

informal jerry-built, teetery

British informal wonky, dicky, dodgy

ANTONYMS

secure, stable

Variant spelling insecurity