What is the opposite of discipline?

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Noun
Opposite of the practice or method of imposing strict rules of behavior on other people
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Opposite of punishment imposed in response to a crime or offense
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Opposite of a branch of knowledge, typically one studied in higher education
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Opposite of a particular branch of study or sphere of activity or interest
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Opposite of 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.”
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Opposite of suffering, loss, or hardship imposed in response to a crime or offense
“A DNA test would eventually lead to the suspect's exoneration.”
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Opposite of punishment, especially that of criminals in prison intended to rectify their behaviour
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Opposite of the process or act of teaching
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Opposite of the infliction or imposition of a penalty as retribution for an offense
“Johnny would be bestowed an award for his act of bravery.”
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Opposite of discipline
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Opposite of an area of territory owned or controlled by a particular ruler or government
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Opposite of compliance with an order, request, or law or submission to another's authority
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Opposite of a division or office of a large business or organization
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Opposite of a state in which the laws and rules regulating public behavior are observed
“Now that the King has been overthrown, a downwards spiral towards disorder and chaos has begun.”
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(usually used in plural form "pains") Opposite of effort expended towards a particular objective
“His laziness would prevent him from achieving anything in life.”
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Opposite of plural of desert
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Opposite of the restraint, prevention, or inhibition of a feeling, quality, etc
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Opposite of repeated exercise in or performance of an activity or skill so as to acquire or maintain proficiency in it
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Opposite of a region of activity, knowledge, or influence
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Opposite of a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule
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Opposite of a rebuke or reprimand (usually from the recipient's point of view)
Verb
Opposite of to punish or rebuke formally for an offense
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Opposite of to punish someone to instill them with good habits or values
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Opposite of to exert influence over or dictate the outcome of
“I think it is time I surrender my hold on this domain and acknowledge defeat.”
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(of a meeting or seminar) Opposite of to exercise authority or control over; to preside over
“To follow your petty call to arms over trivial matters would be a massive waste of resources.”
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Opposite of to inflict a penalty on for a fault or crime
“It is good practice to compliment a child when they have displayed good and honest behavior.”
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Opposite of to train or mold by instruction or example
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Opposite of to make accustomed
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Opposite of punish, especially by beating
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Opposite of make less powerful and easier to control
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Opposite of to cause to acquire knowledge or skill in some field
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Opposite of to punish (in order to bring about improvement in behavior, attitude, etc)
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Opposite of to make experienced
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