Character 10
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Definitions and meanings of "Insecurity"

What do we mean by insecurity?

A lack of security; uncertainty.

The state of being subject to danger; vulnerability.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Insecurity

The word "insecurity" in example sentences

– Your insecurity is your strength: use it to your advantage (Zen saying). ❋ Unknown (2007)

I think it's sad that the insecurity is sooo deeep. ❋ Unknown (2009)

A different take on middle-class insecurity is given by Slate's Daniel Gross, who notes the consequences of the erosion of corporate benefits (what I call disintermediation). ❋ Unknown (2009)

As Steinhauer suggests, such defensiveness does seem to reveal a certain insecurity, however "deep-seated." ❋ Unknown (2010)

The net effects of the combination of a growing sense of long-term insecurity and the demonstration effects of a fallen fellow autocracy may be those akin to a run on the bank, with agents rushing to cash in their political investments in the regime, quickening the collapse of the regime's authority. ❋ Bret Stephens (2011)

Sub-Saharan Africa, despite its long history of food insecurity, is one place where yields could increase dramatically; agricultural basics such as good seed and fertilizer would go far in a region that the green revolution bypassed. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Unfortunately, general insecurity is being felt worldwide on many levels. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Taxing Microsoft software insecurity is a bad, if not silly idea. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Software insecurity is a business risk and cost, not something which can be regulated or taxed. ❋ Unknown (2009)

People put up with this out of a vague sense that this is how progress is ultimately produced for all, and out of an understanding that the price paid in insecurity is one shared by all who participate. ❋ Unknown (2010)

It's sort of like that feeling of "being a fraud" that some writers go through when they're held up as experts on panels when they've done only "x" (written short stories, published one novel, not broken out into best-seller-ness, or fill in insecurity here.) ❋ Lyda222 (2009)

Pandering to people's insecurity is the worst imaginable nanny-stateism. blog comments powered by Disqus publicola nerds ❋ Unknown (2010)

Job insecurity is at its worst level in decades, and now they want to take away funding from transportation & road construction ... which provides thousands of well-paying jobs ... so they can score some points to win this election! ❋ Unknown (2008)

The head of the Mexican Senate, Gustavo Madero, says that the climate of insecurity is hurting investment, and hence employment. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Hot tip: Economic insecurity is the single largest cause for abortion. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Writing through pain or fear or insecurity is powerfully difficult, regardless of whether one does it anonymously or in their own name. ❋ Unknown (2006)

That said, I think that sort of insecurity is natural (just as long as it's not totally dominating). ❋ Hal Duncan (2006)

But no matter how facile he becomes at expressing himself in English, insecurity persists — a sense the author certainly shares. ❋ Unknown (2007)

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