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Definition of insecurity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    insecurity

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊərəti//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnsɪˈkjʊrəti//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] (pl. insecurities) a lack of confidence about yourself or your relationships with other people; something that makes you feel like this feelings of insecurity We all have our fears and insecurities. The incident brought back childhood insecurities.
  2. 2[uncountable] the state of not being safe or protected job insecurity