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in·se·cur·i·ty

(in'se-kyūr'i-tē),
A feeling of unprotectedness and helplessness.

in·se·cur·i·ty

(in'sĕ-kyūr'i-tē)
A feeling of vulnerability and helplessness.

insecurity

(in″sĕ-kūr′ĭt-ē)
1. Vulnerability (e.g., of a computer system to hackers).
2. A subjective sense of vulnerability, esp. when confronted with particular challenges or social situations.

postural insecurity

Fear of falling, and limitation of activities associated with self-perceived deficiencies in balance, proprioception, and motor function.

insecurity

The sense of concern and anxiety caused by uncertainty over any aspect of living, whether physical, social, spiritual or financial. Insecurity is believed by some psychiatrists to be a major cause of neurotic disorder, but feelings of insecurity are also often responsible for valuable creative achievement.
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The increasing population and urbanization is one of the major causes of food insecurity.
Among people who are not in the labor force, however, trying to get them to spend money on an economic insecurity issue that personally affects them is self-undermining, but it is not self-undermining to ask them to spend time since, to this population, time is not a limited resource.
As per the report, the number of people suffering from chronic food insecurity in the Near East and North Africa has doubled since 1990 to reach 33 million.
National surveys are limited and provide an overview, but often do not reflect the degree of food insecurity faced by very poor, marginalised communities such as those residing in informal settlements.
West Pokot Senator John Lonyangapuo said idle youth had taken advantage of the insecurity along the road to rob passengers.
Feeding with a Purpose was engineered to bring community awareness to the food insecurity problem close to home and around the globe.
She said teachers have in the past experienced and undergone exceptional hardship in the performance of duty due to insecurity.
Food insecurity results in poor health and decreased nutrient intake.
As a CS, he will be crucial to the fight against insecurity if his efforts in the war against cattle rustling is anything to go by.
In another question, journalists were asked how online insecurity affected their journalism careers.
Despite data collection issues and the inherent difficulty of accurately quantifying levels of insecurity and its impact, the authors have statistically shown that a causal relationship between insecurity and polio incidence exists,' said Richard Sullivan, co-director of the Conflict and Health Research Group at King's College London, who was not involved with this study.
Our nation can never be great in a state of insecurity and war as we are presently experiencing it.