insecurity

insecurity
I noun ambiguity, bewilderment, danger, dilemma, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiousness, endangerment, exposure, fallibility, hazard, haziness, hesitation, incertitude, indecision, infirmity, instability jeopardy, obscurity, peril, perplexity, precariousness, quandary, risk, suspicion, threat, uncertainty, undependability, unreliability, unsoundness, unsteadiness, unsureness, untrustworthiness, vacillation, vagueness, vulnerability II index doubt (indecision), hazard, incertitude, jeopardy, peril, risk, suspicion (uncertainty), threat

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