Synonyms of 'insecurity'
She is always assailed by emotional insecurity.
The increase in crime has created feelings of insecurity.
He would not put their lives at risk.
Your life is in danger.
People are always taking advantage of his weakness.
a sole that reduces the hazard of slipping on slick surfaces
the perils of starring in a TV commercial
the harshness and insecurity of agricultural life
unpopular policies which resulted in political instability
uncertainty, , , , , , ,
a period of political uncertainty
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in the sense of danger
the possibility that someone may be injured or killedYour life is in danger.
in the sense of fear
a feeling of distress or alarm caused by danger or pain that is about to happenHis fear might be groundless.
blue funk (informal),
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Thesaurus for insecurity from the Collins English Thesaurus
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