V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

I. GENERAL INTERSOCIAL VOLITION

[Absence of authority.] Laxity.

[Antonyms: authority.]

[Nouns] laxity; laxness, looseness, slackness; toleration (lenity) [more]; freedom [more].

anarchy, interregnum; relaxation; loosening; remission; dead letter, brutum fulmen, misrule; license, licentiousness; insubordination (disobedience) [more]; lynch law (illegality) [more]; nihilism, reign of violence.

[Deprivation of power] dethronement, deposition, unsurpation, abdication.

[Verbs] be lax; laisser faire, laisser aller; hold a loose rein; give the reins to, give rope enough, give a loose to; tolerate; relax; misrule.

go beyond the length of one's tether; have one's swing, have one's fling; act without instructions, act without authority; act on one's own responsibility, unsurp authority.

dethrone, depose; abdicate.

[Adjectives] lax, loose; slack; remiss (careless) [more]; weak.

relaxed; licensed; reinless, unbridled; anarchical; unauthorized (unwarranted) [more]; adespotic.

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