They are going to make the decision without telling him. I think they are ---- his autonomy.
What verb to use for the above sentence? Violate? Deprive him from? Harm? ...
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There are a few ways you can take this.
violate (verb): treat (something sacred) with irreverence or disrespect.
- break or fail to comply with (a rule or formal agreement).
This has a more personal connotation.
disregard (verb): pay no attention to; ignore.
This has a colder connotation
infringe (verb): act so as to limit or undermine (something); encroach on.
This can be perceived as a sort of middle ground between the two. You should use a word appropriate to the relationship between the speaker and the person whose autonomy is being infringed upon.