[ in-si-kyoor-i-tee ]
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noun,plural in·se·cu·ri·ties.
  1. lack of confidence or assurance; self-doubt: He is plagued by insecurity.

  2. the quality or state of being insecure; instability: the insecurity of her financial position.

  1. something insecure: the many insecurities of life.

Origin of insecurity

First recorded in 1640–50; from Medieval Latin insēcūritās; see origin at insecure, -ity

Other words for insecurity

Words Nearby insecurity Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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