INSECU'RITY, noun [in and security.] Want of safety, or want of confidence in safety. Seamen in a tempest must be conscious of their insecurity
1. Uncertainty. With what insecurity of truth we ascribe effects or unseen causes.
2. Want of safety; danger; hazard; exposure to destruction or loss; applied to things; as the insecurity of a building exposed to fire; the insecurity of a debt.