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insecure

(ĭn′sĭ-kyo͝or′)
adj.
a. Lacking stability; troubled: an insecure relationship.
b. Lacking self-confidence; plagued by anxiety: had always felt insecure at parties.

in′se·cure′ly adv.
in′se·cure′ness n.
in′se·cu′ri·ty (-kyo͝or′ĭ-tē) n.
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Attachment styles and intimate television viewing: Insecurely forming relationships in a parasocial way.
Further, insecurely attached adults behave in less supportive and sensitive ways to their children and endorse the use of harsh disciplinary practices (Goodman et al., 1997; Rholes, Simpson, Blakely, Lanigan, & Allen, 1997), which may contribute to similar attachment styles in children (Verhage et al., 2016), along with the resultant health problems often evident in insecurely attached individuals (McCartney, Owen, Booth, Clarke-Stewart, & Vandell, 2004; Munson, McMahon, & Spieker, 2001).
Insecurely attached individuals will be uncertain of the attachment figure's availability and will doubt his or her ability to resolve the issue at hand.
On the other hand, insecurely attached people showed defensiveness and hyperactivity that hinders their social interaction as Donahue, McClure, and Moon, (2014) also found securely attached people as better in managing their negative emotions during social situations as compared to insecurely attached individuals.
At the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, he joined calls demanding Democrat rival Hillary Clinton be put in jail for her use of a personal email to send classified documents insecurely. But it was his lies over talks with Kislyak that were cited as to why he was fired from his place in the top team after 24 days.
If done insecurely, this can lead to loss or fraudulent use of customer data, whilst impacting a business's reputation and revenue.
The accusation that the insecurely stored airbags "posed an immediate danger to life" had also not been properly investigated, the judge added.
Insecurely typing passwords into handheld devices or comparing long hexadecimal keys displayed on the devices screen, many other human-verifiable protocols have been proposed in the literature to solve the problem.
Only three out of ten staff are employed on FTE basis now, and two thirds of university staff are insecurely employed.
The survey finds that when employees handle confidential data, they often do so insecurely by accessing, sharing and storing the data in unsafe ways.
Bookwala & Zdaniuk,(1998) examined that insecurely attached adolescents are more likely to be engaged in aggressive relationships than securely attached adolescents.
In contrast, insecurely attached children seem to lack that type of representation (Cassidy & Shaver, 2008).