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  1. insecuritynoun

    Synonyms:
    insecureness

    Antonyms:
    security

  2. insecuritynoun

    A lack of security, uncertainty

    Synonyms:
    insecureness

    Antonyms:
    security

  3. insecuritynoun

    The state of being subject to danger; vulnerability

    Synonyms:
    insecureness

    Antonyms:
    security

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  1. insecurity

    Danger is exposure to possible evil, which may be either near and probable or remote and doubtful; peril is exposure to imminent and sharply threatening evil, especially to such as results from violence. An invalid may be in danger of consumption; a disarmed soldier is in peril of death. Jeopardy is nearly the same as peril, but involves, like risk, more of the element of chance or uncertainty; a man tried upon a capital charge is said to be put in jeopardy of life. Insecurity is a feeble word, but exceedingly broad, applying to the placing of a dish, or the possibilities of a life, a fortune, or a government. Compare HAZARD.

    Synonyms:
    danger, hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk

    Antonyms:
    defense, immunity, protection, safeguard, safety, security, shelter

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. insecuritynoun

    the state of being subject to danger or injury

    Antonyms:
    security

  2. insecuritynoun

    the anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure

    Antonyms:
    security

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. insecuritynoun

    Synonyms:
    uncertainty

  2. insecuritynoun

    Synonyms:
    danger, hazard, peril

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. insecuritynoun

    Synonyms:
    unsafely, risk, instability, precariousness

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How to use insecurity in a sentence?

  1. Asha Banerjee:

    These economic policies all compound on each other. And you add to that an abortion ban, it just compounds this financial stress, this economic insecurity.

  2. Mohammad Edriss:

    The withdrawal isn't for our benefit, there will be violence, insecurity will dramatically increase, and once again the Afghan people will start leaving Afghanistan and seeking asylum in other countries.

  3. Benigno Aquino on Friday:

    Instead of thinking about what shall we do if everything he says is exactly what he intends to do, why don't we remove that problem, or that threat, or that insecurity.

  4. Hunter McGrady:

    Any kind of insecurity I had just went out the door, every year I shed a little bit of that insecurity because let’s face it, we’re all human. I love myself, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have any insecurities. But this year I feel like I really let that out the door and went in feeling with this feeling of just being the best that I can be. And I just had fun with it. I’ve already seen some of the photos and they’re amazing. I just feel really, really great about this issue.

  5. Tedros Adhanom:

    Insecurity has become a major impediment to ensuring that we can access, engage with and serve the communities we wish to serve in Ebola control.


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