noun, plural in·se·cu·ri·ties.
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Origin of insecurity
Examples from the Web for insecurity
In reality,” Francis said, “theatrical severity and sterile pessimism are often symptoms of fear and insecurity.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For the first time since that peak of confusion, insecurity, and uncertainty called middle school, I felt truly alone.
His judgments are not rash or driven by insecurity, fear, and a longing for the past.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“They are motivated by insecurity, fear, lack of imagination and above all, a lack of flair,” he said.Mike Leigh Is the Master Filmmaker Who Hates Hollywood|Nico Hines|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With freedom there are no answers, but the sense of insecurity makes you feel alive.Life After ‘SVU’: Christopher Meloni on ‘They Came Together,’ Stabler, and His Famous Behind|Marlow Stern|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a world of insecurity and change it is good to have one bedrock certainty upon which the mind can rest.
He talks of a “strange insecurity;” but, upon my word, no insecurity could be half so strange as this assertion of his own.Cottage Economy|William Cobbett
Especially at the thought of meeting Hamlin again, this sense of insecurity became actual panic.The Duke of Stockbridge|Edward Bellamy
Now she was just a trifle startled by a feeling of insecurity.What Will People Say?|Rupert Hughes
The quarrelings of its hot youth, the tension of strife and insecurity, the life of alarms it has lived, have aged it.A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees|Edwin Asa Dix
1640s, from Medieval Latin insecuritas, from insecurus (see insecure). Specific psychological sense is by 1917.