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unfree

(ʌnˈfriː)
adj
not free
vb (tr)
to remove freedom from
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Adj.1.unfree - held in servitude; "he was born of slave parents"
unfree - hampered and not free; not able to act at will
free - not held in servitude; "after the Civil War he was a free man"
2.unfree - hampered and not freeunfree - hampered and not free; not able to act at will
bound - confined by bonds; "bound and gagged hostages"
confined - not free to move about
dependent - relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture"
restricted - subject to restriction or subjected to restriction; "of restricted importance"
free - able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint; "free enterprise"; "a free port"; "a free country"; "I have an hour free"; "free will"; "free of racism"; "feel free to stay as long as you wish"; "a free choice"
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Both agreed that "real freedom is the liberty to choose and do the good, and that to do evil is to act unfreely, to exercise an unslaved will" (70).
The problem then is that objectively evil actions have been performed unfreely by persons who would be judged insane by contemporary medical standards.
Frankfurt claims that volition is a higher order desire and that one acts unfreely when one acts against a higher order volition.
If freedom is a function of acting in accordance with the social will, and the social will is really the common good, then whenever a society opts for a course of action inconsistent with the common good it is acting unfreely, because it is not (really) acting in accordance with its (real) will.
The danger in these cases is that if the patients yielded to the pressure their physicians or relatives placed on them, they would then likely be consenting unfreely or irrationally and thus losing their lives unjustly.
Even an agent who unfreely does A may have been free at the time to do something other than A.
In the processing of the free - prefixed process in the post-modern posting of one freedom as an unfree process, there is the one freedom to be unfreely one and the same.