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 for insecure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Insecure \In`se*cure"\, a.
     1. Not secure; not confident of safety or permanence;
        distrustful; suspicious; apprehensive of danger or loss.
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              With sorrow and insecure apprehensions. --Jer.
                                                    Taylor.
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     2. Not effectually guarded, protected, or sustained; unsafe;
        unstable; exposed to danger or loss. --Bp. Hurg.
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              The trade with Egypt was exceedingly insecure and
              precarious.                           --Mickle.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  insecure
      adj 1: not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way;
             "the hinge is insecure" [ant: secure]
      2: lacking in security or safety; "his fortune was increasingly
         insecure"; "an insecure future" [syn: insecure, unsafe]
         [ant: secure]
      3: lacking self-confidence or assurance; "an insecure person
         lacking mental stability" [ant: secure, unafraid,
         untroubled]
      4: not safe from attack [syn: insecure, unsafe]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  70 Moby Thesaurus words for "insecure":
     afraid, anxious, apprehensive, dangerous, desultory, dickey,
     disconcerted, doubtful, dubious, exposed, fearful, flimsy,
     fluctuant, frail, hazardous, hesitant, in suspense, infirm,
     insubstantial, jumpy, nervous, open, perilous, precarious,
     provisional, questioning, rickety, risky, rocky, rootless, shaky,
     shifting, shifty, slippery, temporary, tentative, ticklish,
     tottery, treacherous, unassured, uncertain, uncomfortable,
     unconfident, undefended, undependable, unfaithworthy, unguarded,
     unhealthy, unnerved, unpredictable, unprotected, unreliable,
     unsafe, unselfassured, unselfconfident, unselfreliant, unsolid,
     unsound, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsubstantial, unsure,
     untrustworthy, vacillating, vulnerable, wavering, weak, wobbly,
     worried
  
  

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