insecurity

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Etymology[edit]

From insecure +‎ -ity.

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insecurity (countable and uncountable, plural insecurities)

  1. A lack of security; uncertainty.
    • 2020 July 1, Paul Stephen, “Mental health in the workplace”, in Rail, page 51:
      They are also more likely to be on freelance or short-term contracts, which can contribute to feelings of financial insecurity and therefore a greater tendency for people to attend work even they are unwell.
    1. A lack of confidence in oneself; self-doubt.
  2. The state of being subject to danger; vulnerability.

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