What is the opposite of control?

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Noun
Opposite for an authority or command over something or someone
“Adding to the feeling of powerlessness for the woman is that the man who assaulted her is a beloved celebrity.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
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.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
Opposite for one's composure or state of calmness
“With that, Jinx waved desperately and lashed his tail and laid his ears back in a picture of agitation.”
Noun
Opposite for a benchmark by which something is evaluated
“Comparisons with other cultures need no longer engender feelings of inferiority and inadequacy.”
Noun
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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