What is the opposite of liberty?

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Noun
Opposite of the condition of being free
“Some of the men had difficulty negotiating their compensation with the authorities for their captivity.”
Noun
Opposite of the volition to act as one pleases
“They concede that the owner of the patented article has a right to put a restriction upon its use or sale.”
Noun
Opposite of a nation's sovereignty
“One form of philosophical modernism is a radical self-reflexivity and self-legislation that stands against heteronomy.”
Noun
Opposite of absolution from one's wrongdoings
“It was the will of the gods, and his destruction was just punishment for his transgressions.”
Noun
Opposite of a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class
Noun
Opposite of relaxed or open friendliness or intimacy between people
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 the best or most desirable among a category, kind or class
“People say they are the worst of society, the ones who stain our society, who want to kill and rob us.”
Noun
Opposite of exemption from punishment or loss
Noun
Opposite of a special right or advantage, granted or available only to a particular person or group
“They not only live in impoverished neighborhoods but have the disadvantage of poor education.”
Noun
Opposite of the freedom or will to decide or choose, or that which has been chosen
Noun
Opposite of the right, admission, or opportunity to use
“The general public has inaccessibility to the toilets in the building unless they are employees.”
Noun
Opposite of the absence of embarrassment, constraint, discomfort or awkwardness
“Capturing beautifully the awkwardness that follows a first intimate encounter, the scene evolves into a roller coaster of emotion.”
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
(figurative) Opposite of freedom from interference or bother
“Excuse the intrusion, but may I ask you a few questions?”
Noun
Opposite of the act of releasing (someone) from their current state
“Pastor, I wondered if you had decided that his recruitment was dependent on his being required for the Omega mission.”
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 inappropriate informality or intimacy
Noun
Opposite of the state of being equal in status, rights, or opportunities
“The inequality in the world just now is reprehensible, but human ingenuity and enterprise can triumph against the odds.”
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