Insecurity


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Insecurity

Inseparability (See FRIENDSHIP.)
Insolence (See ARROGANCE.)
Hamlet
introspective, vacillating Prince of Denmark. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
Linus
cartoon character who is lost without his security blanket. [Comics: “Peanuts” in Horn, 542–543]
References in classic literature ?
"MAY it be right then," I said, as I rose, deeming it useless to continue a discourse which was all darkness to me; and, besides, sensible that the character of my interlocutor was beyond my penetration; at least, beyond its present reach; and feeling the uncertainty, the vague sense of insecurity, which accompanies a conviction of ignorance.
It was a dreamlike state combined with a dreamlike sense of insecurity. Then in that warm and scented infinity, or eternity, in which I rested lost in bliss but ready for any catastrophe, I heard the distant, hardly audible, and fit to strike terror into the heart, ringing of a bell.
A bad earthquake at once destroys our oldest associations: the earth, the very emblem of solidity, has moved beneath our feet like a thin crust over a fluid; -- one second of time has created in the mind a strange idea of insecurity, which hours of reflection would not have produced.
I was struck by the insecurity of the place in which the register was kept.
Indignation, the sense of moral insecurity engendered by such a treacherous proceeding joined to the immediate apprehension of a broken neck, would, in the colloquial phrase, put him in a state.
And presently he too was going out into a world of change and wonder, bowed beneath a load of potatoes and patriotic insecurity, that merged at last into a very definite irritation at the weight and want of style of the potatoes and a very clear conception of the entire detestableness of Jessica.
I have certainly never borrowed any money on such an insecurity. Please to explain."
That she should write to him at all, when she knew he would be home for dinner, was perfectly ridiculous; but that she should leave it like this--in evidence for chance discovery--struck him as so outrageous that, thinking of it, he experienced suddenly a staggering sense of insecurity, an absurd and bizarre flash of a notion that the house had moved a little under his feet.
Now I understand that strange sense of insecurity in my past.
But, side by side with this sense of insecurity, there is a vital faith in our invulnerability to the shaft of death while engaged in any task that seems assigned by Providence as our proper thing to do, and which the world would have cause to mourn for should we leave it unaccomplished.
He said that the state had not witnessed any form of kidnapping, bandit attack and other forms of insecurity in the last 59 days.
Baringo MCAs have castigated Senator Gideon Moi for his silence over insecurity.