gratuitous


gratuitous

adjective

Definition of GRATUITOUS

1
not costing or charging anything <they will throw in a gratuitous box of chocolates when you spend $30 or more in their shop>
Near Antonyms paid; costly, dear, expensive, high
2
not needed by the circumstances or to accomplish an end <that violent scene was completely gratuitous and didn't need to be in the movie at all>

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