What is the opposite of leisure?

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Noun
Opposite of a period or time free from engagement
“He couldn't get his head out of his work, and rarely did he spend quality time with his family.”
Noun
Opposite of enjoyment gained engaging in recreational activities
“I always tell people that show business is my hobby and the animals are my work.”
Noun
Opposite of a state or period of rest, relaxation or enjoyment
Noun
Opposite of a varying degree or amount of freedom or flexibility
Noun
Opposite of habitual indisposition to action or motion
Noun
Opposite of a break from work
“The weekend is over, and it's now time to get back to work.”
Noun
Opposite of a state of deriving, or a source that provides, gratification or enjoyment
“He twiddled his thumbs, not of want or desire, but out of sheer boredom.”
Noun
Opposite of an inessential, desirable item, typically expensive or difficult to obtain
“I don't even like using my cell phone, but it's a necessity I can't do without.”
Noun
Opposite of a period of time when one is free to do or attend to something
Adjective
(of one's time) Opposite of free or recreational in nature
“I have a set schedule I adhere to, and I do not answer the family phone during my work hours.”
Adjective
(of clothes) Opposite of providing a feeling of relaxation when worn
“I hope you realize you're going to be in that uncomfortable outfit for three hours.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to or designed for activities in which people meet each other for pleasure
“The organization created these personal exercises to help employees work autonomously.”
Adjective
Opposite of for everyday use or wear, and without formality of style or manner, especially of clothing or accessories
Adjective
(of time) Opposite of not taken up by one's usual duties or activities
Adjective
Opposite of done only for recreational purposes and without payment
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