What is the opposite of freedom?

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Noun
Opposite of the state of being free from imprisonment or enslavement
“Not long after being released, Steven would find himself in captivity yet again.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of not being subjected to domination or subjugation
“William Wallace encouraged his fellow Scotsmen to fight against their servitude.”
Noun
(freedom from) Opposite of the state of being exempted from something undesirable
“Now that he was starting to make a lot of money, he began to dread his impending liability to heavy taxation.”
Noun
Opposite of one's right to speak, think or act
“With despotic governments, heavy censorship of speech and expression is common.”
Noun
Opposite of the power of self-determination
“Because I was caught misbehaving, my parents have placed a restriction on the amount of time I can spend on the PlayStation this week.”
Noun
Opposite of openness or familiarity in speech or behavior
“I was nervous, and I spoke to the president with a reservation that reflected my uneasiness.”
Noun
Opposite of a moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
“The government's prohibition of chewing gum greatly angered the nation's citizens.”
Noun
Opposite of forgiveness of sins, in a general sense
Noun
Opposite of freedom from punishment, harm, or loss
Noun
Opposite of the absence of embarrassment, constraint, discomfort or awkwardness
Noun
Opposite of a special right or advantage, granted or available only to a particular person or group
Noun
Opposite of free time and its activities
Noun
Opposite of approval, or permission to proceed
Noun
Opposite of relaxed friendliness or intimacy between people
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being independent
Noun
Opposite of able to be changed easily
Noun
Opposite of the state or character of being heedless
Noun
Opposite of mental or emotional calm
“I cannot help but feel some degree of discomposure if we do not get some travel insurance prior to our trip.”
Noun
Opposite of tolerance
Noun
Opposite of time during which an activity is stopped
Noun
Opposite of the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities
Noun
Opposite of spare time
Noun
Opposite of an act of breaking free from confinement or control
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