What is the opposite of duty?

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Noun
(nonresponsibility) Opposite of a task or action that one is required to perform as part of one's job
“He always claims nonresponsibility over the actions of his subordinates even though he manages them.”
Noun
(pastime) Opposite of a task or action that one is required to perform as part of one's job
“I mostly direct small indie videos as a pastime.”
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Opposite of a payment levied on the transfer of property, for licenses, and for the legal recognition of documents
“He also promised to immediately exempt minimum wage earners from tax and give them a rebate for this year.”
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Opposite of a moral or legal obligation
“We would also like to see the real culprits forced to face up to their irresponsibility.”
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Opposite of an instruction, command, or role given to a person or group
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Opposite of a journey undertaken to accomplish some task
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Opposite of a thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation
“She stated that her debilitating physical disability was grounds for work exemption.”
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Opposite of the function assumed or part played by a person or thing in a particular situation
“Most users click the introduction link, further validating the uselessness of flash screens.”
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Opposite of a responsibility or duty assigned to someone
“They've dropped the cowardice charges, but he's going to be charged with dereliction of duty.”
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Opposite of an engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action
“It was my irresponsibility over the financial aspects of the accident that was worrying Mr. Spidell, not the accident itself, which was a stroke of luck in his estimation.”
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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 responsibility or duty assigned to someone
“His hands had been in his pockets, and he looked like he was up to no good, but, in reality, he was up to nothing.”
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Opposite of the quality of being religious or reverent
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Opposite of the state of being just
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Opposite of payment for membership
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Opposite of a heavy burden of responsibility or obligation
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Opposite of a burden of responsibility that is imposed
“It would be a pleasure to have you over for dinner.”
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Opposite of a situation enforcing a certain course of action
“Thriving is an attempt to transcend a state of existence not out of fear but out of desire and yearning.”
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Opposite of a small detachment of troops or police officers assigned with a special duty
“The two combat teams must fight as independent units until better visibility permits the corporal to regain direction and control of the squad as a whole.”
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Opposite of time in military operation
“Amy had to endure a few years of disservice but came back in peak physical condition.”
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Opposite of something that should not be overlooked or missed
“Having a second job is an option, but it may put a strain on your relationship.”
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Opposite of a goal or purpose
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Opposite of that which must be done out of principle
“He found an excuse to not apologize for his wrongdoings.”
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Opposite of actions performed as part of one's employment
“Jack took leave from work to spend time with his sickly father.”
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