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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the state of being subject to danger or injury;

2. the anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Insecurity \In`se*cu"ri*ty\, n.; pl. Insecurities. [Pref. in- not + security : cf. LL. insecuritas, F. insecurite.] 1. The condition or quality of being insecure; lack of safety; danger; hazard; as, the insecurity of a building liable to fire; insecurity of a debt. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of feeling insecure; uncertainty; lack of confidence. [1913 Webster] With what insecurity of truth we ascribe effects . . . unto arbitrary calculations. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] A time of insecurity, when interests of all sorts become objects of speculation. --Burke. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

insecurity n 1: the state of being subject to danger or injury [ant: security] 2: the anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

46 Moby Thesaurus words for "insecurity": chanciness, criticalness, danger, delicacy, desultoriness, doubtfulness, dubiousness, hazard, hazardousness, infirmity, insolidity, instability, insubstantiality, peril, perilousness, precariousness, risk, riskiness, shakiness, shiftiness, shiftingness, slipperiness, speculativeness, sword of Damocles, ticklish business, ticklishness, totteriness, touchiness, treacherousness, treachery, unauthenticity, unauthoritativeness, uncertainty, undependability, unfaithworthiness, unhealthiness, unpredictability, unreliability, unsafeness, unsolidity, unsoundness, unsteadfastness, unsteadiness, unsubstantiality, unsureness, untrustworthiness