/in'si kyoor"i tee/, n., pl. insecurities.
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.
3. something insecure: the many insecurities of life.
[1640-50; < ML insecuritas. See INSECURE, -ITY]
Syn. 2. precariousness, shakiness, vulnerability.

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