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insecurities, plural;
  1. Uncertainty or anxiety about oneself; lack of confidence
    • - she had a deep sense of insecurity
    • - he's plagued with insecurities
  2. The state of being open to danger or threat; lack of protection
    • - growing job insecurity
    • - the insecurity of wireless networks

  1. the state of being subject to danger or injury
  2. the anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure
  3. (insecure) not firm or firmly fixed; likely to fail or give way; "the hinge is insecure"
  4. (insecure) lacking in security or safety; "his fortune was increasingly insecure"; "an insecure future"
  5. (insecure) not safe from attack
  6. The major result of raising parrots with production ethics and little or no emphasis on early socialization is intense insecurity in many companion parrots.
  7. The state of not feeling or being safe. Lacking self-confidence; plagued by anxiety.
  8. uncertain, unsafe, fearful or jealous; resulting in putting others down to build up oneself; causing harsh judgment of others.
  9. Apprehensiveness and anxiousness evoked by the disruption or threatened disruption of an individual's relationship with a significant other or attachment figure (e.g., with a parent for the child). (See personality subtheory; psychological adjustment)
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