What is the opposite of privilege?

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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 privileged circumstances, especially denoted by wealth
“He was a single father of four children, had lived a life of hardship and hurt, and was barely making it financially.”
Noun
Opposite of something regarded as a special honor
“It was a disgrace to allow him to wear that number.”
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Opposite of a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class
Noun
Opposite of the authority or permission to do something or to behave as one wishes
Noun
Opposite of an unexpected good fortune or benefit
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Opposite of exemption from punishment or loss
Noun
Opposite of a feeling of privilege or pleasure from doing something
“Patients often experience great shame in sharing details of their eating disordered behavior.”
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Opposite of the right, admission, or opportunity to use
“The general public has inaccessibility to the toilets in the building unless they are employees.”
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Opposite of one's right to speak, think or act
“With despotic governments, heavy censorship of speech and expression is common.”
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(now literary) Opposite of a reward, prize or recompense for a service
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Opposite of independence
Noun
Opposite of the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience
“Their powerlessness to control the raging protests across the country will result in small scale confrontations with police.”
Verb
(archaic) Opposite of to bring or put into a condition of privilege
“A perfect example is the case of taxation policies, which may favor or disfavor a section of the population.”
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Opposite of to bestow legal or official authority to
“He did not see why a man's being thought qualified to hold a public office, should disqualify him from being an equitable judge.”
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(archaic) Opposite of to grant some particular exemption to
“The Government invited industries and institutions to provide quality medical service because it did not want to burden people with more taxes.”
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