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"Insecure" is an adjective which is often translated as "inseguro", and "confident" is an adjective which is often translated as "seguro de sí mismo". Learn more about the difference between "insecure" and "confident" below.
insecure(
ihn
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sih
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kyuhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not confident)
a. inseguro
She was insecure about her skill level and didn't apply to the position.Se sentía insegura en cuanto a sus capacidades y no solicitó el puesto.
2. (not firm)
a. poco seguro
This ladder seems insecure. Maybe you shouldn't use it.Esta escalera parece poco segura. Tal vez no deberías usarla.
3. (unsafe)
a. inseguro
Your house is very insecure because you don't have an alarm system.Tu casa es muy insegura porque no tiene un sistema de alarma.
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confident(
kan
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fih
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dihnt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (self-confident)
a. seguro de sí mismo (person)
Our boss is very confident in everything that she does.Nuestra jefa está muy segura de sí misma en todo lo que hace.
b. hecho con seguridad (action)
That was a confident and effective presentation, Luis. Congratulations!Fue una presentación efectiva hecha con seguridad, Luis. ¡Te felicito!
2. (certain)
a. seguro
You are a highly talented person, so I'm confident that you'll win the competition.Eres una persona llena de talento, y por eso estoy seguro de que ganarás el concurso.
b. lleno de confianza
The bride responded with a confident "yes" to the judge's question.La novia respondió a la pregunta del juez con un "sí" lleno de confianza.
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