Translation of insecurity in Spanish:

insecurity

inseguridad, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊərɪti//ˌɪnsəˈkjʊrədi//ˌɪnsɪˈkjɔːrɪti/

noun

  • 1

    (of person)
    inseguridad feminine
    • She uses her verbal loquaciousness as a screen for insecurity.
    • Fear and insecurity can spoil anything.
    • The bulk of my problem, she informed me, was not my physical appearance, but my emotional insecurity.
    • There are, nevertheless, fears that arise from the insecurities evident in all groups.
    • But underlying this behavior, in both sexes, is a basic insecurity and real fear of commitment.
    • I know my guy has insecurities, too, and maybe those are making him date people that aren't perfect.
    • Discussing her insecurity about her looks would also be a sore point.
    • This insecurity could be prompting you to declare eternal love to whomever pays attention to you.
    • His motives, contradictions, and insecurities are on display.
    • Both men and women have their various issues, insecurities and annoyances associated with dating.
    • Let go of fear and insecurity, the sources of abuse.
    • I want to protect them from the fears and insecurities I went through.
    • When confronted by loud people, know that they are hiding their insecurities through intimidation.
    • I found my relationships with long time friends strengthening after liberating myself from years of secrecy and insecurity.
    • You can eliminate your insecurities by practicing racing in your workouts.
    • Most people, even your managers, are people just like you, with fears and insecurities, hopes and dreams, frustrations and disillusionment.
    • This insecurity persisted as I entered my teens, and my desire to be thin consumed my life.
    • Changing the organization often results in a milieu characterized by defensiveness and feelings of insecurity.
    • One is unable to share the feeling of insecurity with anyone.
    • However, what stops many people from continuing an exercise programme that they may have started is discouraging remarks from other people who are trapped by their own insecurities.
  • 2

    (of situation)
    inseguridad feminine
    • The insecurity in Iraq is bad, and it will continue to be bad.
    • These measures are held to be necessary to discipline labour, to get more productivity and in return give workers insecurity of tenure, lower real wages and poorer working conditions.
    • International chemical companies are refusing to deliver their products because of the insecurity surrounding the currency.
    • A number of countries and regions risk becoming caught in a downward spiral of conflict, insecurity and poverty.
    • At the same time, she argues against market proponents who claim simplistically that markets reduce social exclusion and economic insecurity.
    • Loose, free-floating minds are dangerous - minds free from debt and economic insecurity start to wander and ask questions.
    • Meanwhile, frustrations over violence and insecurity have been manipulated in such a way that a majority of Jamaicans supports hard-line policing and punishment (including the reactivation of capital punishment).
    • The gloomy prospect of unemployment and poverty, of insecurity and war is frightening us.
    • Insecurity of land tenure militates against long-term conservation of the land resources.
    • The existence of hunger and food insecurity in a wealthy country like Canada is a result of political decisions.
    • Access to law is a major factor in economic development because it reduces the level of legal insecurity that often becomes an obstacle to trade and investment.
    • Witchcraft remains an important concern for Pimbwe and, in combination with food insecurity, there is general mistrust both within Pimbwe villages and between the two ethnic communities.
    • It is the midst of a recession, and he explains that steel mills are closing down, and there is a lot of job insecurity.
    • Each year our members do more for less and yet face greater insecurity for the future.
    • The situation of anarchy, of institutionalised violence, and of insecurity contributes to worsening the already precarious situation for the people.
    • Growing disorder, eruptions of violence and decades of insecurity have accompanied each rebirth of capitalism in the past.
    • The insecurity on the streets and roads means that it is increasingly difficult for parents to bring their sick children to the hospital.
    • This will potentially transform people's experience of economic and social insecurity into a massive public health problem.
    • Many Israeli immigrants cited the political unrest in the Middle East and the relative insecurity of the region as their primary reason for emigrating.
    • Working people face worsening economic insecurity, and the ranks of the poor continue to swell.