Insecurity

In`se*cu"ri*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Insecurities (#).
[Pref. in- not + security : cf. LL. insecuritas, F. insecurite.] 1. The condition or quality of being insecure; lack of safety; danger; hazard; as, the insecurity of a building liable to fire; insecurity of a debt.
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2. The state of feeling insecure; uncertainty; lack of confidence.
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With what insecurity of truth we ascribe effects . . . unto arbitrary calculations.
Sir T. Browne.
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A time of insecurity, when interests of all sorts become objects of speculation.
Burke.
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