Nonautonomous refers to a state of not being self-governing or having control. Its antonyms could be words such as autonomous, independent, self-determining, self-reliant or self-governing. Autonomous refers to the ability to self-regulate, self-govern or act independently without outside control. Independent is a state of self-sufficiency, not relying on others for support or resources. Self-determining means making decisions based on one's own free will, rather than influenced by others. Self-reliant indicates an individual is capable of providing for their own needs without assistance. Self-governing refers to a situation where individuals or organizations have complete control over their own affairs.
Antonym of the day
- aid, discourage, dissuade.