Definitions for "Heteronomy"
Subordination or subjection to the law of another; political subjection of a community or state; -- opposed to autonomy.
A term applied by Kant to those laws which are imposed on us from without, or the violence done to us by our passions, wants, or desires.
The state of being heteronomous. Synonym of alienation and antonym of autonomy.
Having segments that differ in function and appearance. Synapomorphy of the Insecta, convergent in the Branchiopoda+Maxillopoda+Malocostraca.