how to pronounce insecurity


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insecurity is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of insecurity in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… an allegory of male insecurity and the …”

meanings of insecurity


  1. A lack of security; uncertainty.
  2. The state of being subject to danger; vulnerability.
  3. A lack of confidence in oneself; self-doubt.

insecurity frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word insecurity occurs in english on average 3.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics insecurity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that insecurity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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