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. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of feeling insecure; uncertainty; lack of confidence. [1913 Webster]

With what insecurity of truth we ascribe effects . . . unto arbitrary calculations. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

A time of insecurity, when interests of all sorts become objects of speculation. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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