Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INSECURENESS

The bars and rods quiver, the whole lively fabric is full of a tremor, but one that conveys no sense of insecureness.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, "unsafe," from Medieval Latin insecurus, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + Latin securus (see secure). Psychological sense dates from 1935; insecurity in this sense dates from 1917. Related: Insecurely.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INSECURENESS

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.