insecurity

[ in-si-kyoor-i-tee ]
/ ˌɪn sɪˈkyʊər ɪ ti /
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noun, plural in·se·cu·ri·ties.

lack of confidence or assurance; self-doubt: He is plagued by insecurity.
the quality or state of being insecure; instability: the insecurity of her financial position.
something insecure: the many insecurities of life.

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Origin of insecurity

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