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  • adj.free
  • adj.not necessary

synonyms for gratuitous

  • spontaneous
  • chargeless
  • complimentary
  • costless
  • for nothing
  • gratis
  • unasked-for
  • unpaid
  • voluntary
  • willing

antonyms for gratuitous

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  • costly
  • expensive
  • reasonable
  • called-for
  • grounded
  • justified
  • necessary
  • needed
  • proven
  • warranted
  • deserved
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How to use gratuitous in a sentence

What’s missing from this gratuitous adaptation, which credits Watanabe as a consultant, is the atmosphere.
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Slott said that he worked with Kane on a particularly violent Two-Gun Kid issue which was censored before publishing but was then published in its gratuitous entirety in a special Gil Kane tribute issue.
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While she missed Phoenix’s first-round nail-biter over New York, Sophie Cunningham entered the game and impersonated her mentor, right down to the made threes and gratuitous technical.
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One fellow entertainer suggested the conversion was a “gratuitous” effort to curry favor with Jewish nightclub owners and audiences.
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A baronet scientifically skilled in pugilism, enjoyed no pleasure so much as giving gratuitous instructions in his favorite art.
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“I dare say that looked very much like a gratuitous impertinence from—the packer,” he observed.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
Such are the ideas which the dogma of gratuitous predestination gives of Divinity!
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Much difficulty arose, in the distribution of gratuitous supplies of food, from the routine of the public offices.
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In consequence, they have imagined many gratuitous suppositions to explain the union of the soul with the body.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
The generous cords of Burroughs' haversack and canteen were unloosed and their gratuitous contents speedily disappeared.
REMINISCENCES OF THE GUILFORD GRAYS, CO. B., 27TH N.C. REGIMENTJOHN A. SLOAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRATUITOUS

  • bottomless
  • flimsy
  • foundationless
  • gratuitous
  • groundless
  • reasonless
  • unconfirmed
  • uncorroborated
  • unfounded
  • ungrounded
  • unjustifiable
  • unjustified
  • unsubstantiated
  • unsupported
  • untenable
  • unwarranted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.