INSECURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INSECURE
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insecure
 a.  not confident or assured; uncertain and anxious
Classic Sentence:
1  If life had been insecure and frightening before this, it was doubly so now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIV
2  Wade slipped into the quiet dining room, his small and insecure world tottering.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER L
3  She had money and as much security as one could hope for in an insecure world.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIII
4  She felt as insecure as a shadowed criminal.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
5  But you can't hang a "clew" for murder, and so after that detective had got through and gone home, Tom felt just as insecure as he was before.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  No, she didn't want her children raised in this welter of hate and uncertainty, of bitterness and violence lurking just below the surface, of poverty and grinding hardships and insecurity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
7  On the Promenade des Anglais, where Ned Silverton hung on him for the half hour before dinner, he received a deeper impression of the general insecurity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
8  The situation, however, was not agreeable enough to lull her to complete unconsciousness of its insecurity.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
9  In a week she had recovered from consciousness of insecurity, of shame and whispering notoriety, but she kept her habit of avoiding people.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
10  This state of mind, however, very soon subsided; and I was again seized with a feeling of great insecurity and loneliness.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
11  It was this restlessness, this insecurity, perhaps, that drove me further and further afield in my exploring expeditions.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In VI
Example Sentence:
1  As an artist he was always financially insecure.
2  He's very insecure about his appearance.
3  I wonder what it was about her upbringing that made her so insecure.
4  Most mothers are insecure about their performance as mothers.
5  I was insecure enough without Henry grinding on me, so I sassed him back; he slugged me in the jaw as hard as he could.
6  A writer in the Berliner Zeitung said the authorities' failure to respond to complaints had created a feeling of insecurity.
7  Student teachers often suffer from a great sense of insecurity.