insecurity insecurity  /ˌɪn sɪ ˈkjʊ rɪ ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the state of being subject to danger or injury
  2. (n) the anxiety you experience when you feel vulnerable and insecure

Usage(s):

  1. An early marriage to her handsome fifth cousin once removed, Franklin Roosevelt, increased her insecurity and took away her one source of confidence: her work in a New York City .
  2. An early marriage to her handsome fifth cousin once removed, Franklin Roosevelt, increased her insecurity and took away her one source of confidence: her work in a New York City .

News

  1. Lawmakers seek to reduce SNAP

    It appears local experts whose work includes efforts to address food insecurity in eastern Oklahoma won’t get any help from the state’s congressional delegation.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Muskogee Phoenix

  2. Swons’ song nod to their band

    Lisa Hill, left, and Jacquelene Brewer prepare meals Friday at Rayfield Baptist Church as part of an area nutrition program for seniors. The program, which is on the front lines to address food insecurity, feeds nearly 500 seniors daily.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Muskogee Phoenix

  3. "Job Insecurity Level High in Lagos" - Jobberman

    Jobberman Report Shows that Job Insecurity Level is High in Lagos. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10834658.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Job insecurity, together with declines in home values and tight credit, is likely to limit gains in consumer spending," said Bernanke.
    on Jul 21, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Free Internet Press

  2. "We don't need to do that. We are very much opposed to war and insecurity," said Ahmadinejad, who arrived in New York Sunday to attend the UN General Assembly. "The insecurity in Iraq is detrimental to our interests."
    on Sep 23, 2007 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Forbes

  3. Clinton told students that while they are graduating in a "culturally diverse and creative time," they also face a world marred by "inequality, insecurity, and _ because of climate change and resource depletion _ unsustainability."
    on May 19, 2007 By: Bill Clinton Source: Washington Post

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