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Related to insecurity: Low self esteem
A feeling of unprotectedness and helplessness.
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A feeling of vulnerability and helplessness.
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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.
Fear of falling, and limitation of activities associated with self-perceived deficiencies in balance, proprioception, and motor function.
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insecurityThe 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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