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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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;  want  of 
  safety;  danger;  hazard;  as  the  insecurity  of  a  building 
  liable  to  fire;  insecurity  of  a  debt. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  feeling  insecure;  uncertainty;  want  of 
  confidence. 
 
  With  what  insecurity  of  truth  we  ascribe  effects  .  . 
  .  unto  arbitrary  calculations.  --Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  A  time  of  insecurity,  when  interests  of  all  sorts 
  become  objects  of  speculation.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  insecurity 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  subject  to  danger  or  injury  [ant:  {security}] 
  2:  the  anxiety  you  experience  when  you  feel  vulnerable  and 
  insecure 




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