An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (uncertain)
a. inseguro
The future of the Sumatran tiger is unsure.El futuro del tigre de Sumatra está inseguro.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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I'm unsure whether we'll be able to go to the party this weekend.No estoy seguro si podremos ir a la fiesta este fin de semana.
If you feel unsure, we can make a decision another day.Si no te sientes seguro, podemos tomar una decisión otro día.
2. (lacking confidence)
a. poco seguro
Rose felt unsure when speaking in public.Rose se sintió poco segura al hablar en público.
b. inseguro
Thomas was unsure of himself on the first day of school.Thomas estaba inseguro de sí mismo el primer día de clases.
3. (unreliable)
a. poco seguro
The currency market will be unsure until after the election results.El mercado de divisas estará poco seguro hasta saber los resultados de las elecciones.
b. poco fiable
Todd felt his future was unsure, which made him feel anxious.Todd sentía que su futuro era poco fiable, lo cual le causaba ansiedad.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. inseguro(a)
to be unsure of or about somethingtener dudas acerca de algo
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unsure [ˈʌnˈʃʊəʳ]
1 (doubtful, undecided)
to be unsure about/of sth no estar seguro de algo
he seemed very unsure about it no parecía estar muy seguro de ello
I like the jacket but I'm unsure about the skirt if you're unsure about anything, ask to be unsure [of] sth
she looked at him, unsure of his reaction lo miró, sin estar segura de su reacción; he was unsure of his welcome no estaba seguro de la bienvenida que recibiría
I was unsure of the dosage if you're unsure of your size, measure yourself
I was unsure what to expect no estaba segura de qué esperar
he was unsure whether he would be able to do it no estaba seguro de si sería capaz de hacerlo
2 (lacking confidence) inseguro; poco seguro
she seemed nervous and unsure parecía nerviosa e insegura; parecía nerviosa y poco segura
His jaw was set, but his voice sounded thin and unsure
to be unsure of o.s. no estar seguro de uno mismo; no tener confianza en sí mismo
3 (unreliable) [+situation, economic climate] poco seguro; [+loyalty, commitment] poco fiable
there were many men of unsure loyalty in this unsure financial climate it would be imprudent to take risks
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