In·se·cu·ri·ty n.; pl. Insecurities
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.
2. The state of feeling insecure; uncertainty; lack of confidence.
With what insecurity of truth we ascribe effects . . . unto arbitrary calculations. --Sir T. Browne.
A time of insecurity, when interests of all sorts become objects of speculation. --Burke.