What is the opposite of control?

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Opposite for an authority or command over something or someone
“A feeling of powerlessness overwhelmed her when she realized that there was no answer to her dilemma.”
Opposite for to exert influence over or dictate the outcome of
“I think it is time I surrender my hold on this domain and acknowledge defeat.”
Opposite for to restrain or to keep in check
Free yourself from the tyranny of emotional baggage, and you will be able to move on.”
Opposite for a proficiency or well balanced ability
“I'm plodding on with the street scene, painting, and it's beginning to come to life in spite of my tremulous incompetence.”
Opposite for one's composure or state of calmness
“He was obviously frustrated, and the agitation in his voice and demeanor was evident.”
Opposite for a benchmark by which something is evaluated
“Comparisons with other cultures need no longer engender feelings of inferiority and inadequacy.”
Opposite for to be under the hold or grasp of
“Thankfully, he was vaccinated, and his immunity against the deadly virus was assured.”
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