In`se*cu"ri*ty (?), n.; pl. Insecurities (#). [Pref.in- not + security : cf. LL. insecuritas, F. insecurite.]
The condition or quality of being insecure; want of safety; danger; hazard; as, the insecurity of a building liable to fire; insecurity of a debt.
The state of feeling insecure; uncertainty; want of confidence.
With what insecurity of truth we ascribe effects . . . unto arbitrary calculations.
Sir T. Browne.
A time of insecurity, when interests of all sorts become objects of speculation.
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