HyperDic: gratuitous

English > 3 senses of the word gratuitous:
ADJECTIVEallgratuitouswithout cause
allgratuitous, complimentary, costless, free, gratiscosting nothing
allgratuitous, needless, uncalled-forunnecessary and unwarranted
gratuitous > pronunciation
Soundsgrahtuw'ahtahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > gratuitous: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWithout cause.
Example"a gratuitous insult"
Broaderunmeritednot merited or deserved
Spanishgratuito
Adverbsgratuitouslyin an uncalled-for manner
English > gratuitous: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcosting nothing.
Synonymscomplimentary, costless, free, gratis
Broaderunpaidnot paid
Spanishgratis, gratuita, gratuito, libre
Catalangratis, gratuït, libre
English > gratuitous: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningunnecessary and unwarranted.
Synonymsneedless, uncalled-for
Broaderunnecessary, unneedednot necessary
Spanishgratuito, innecesario, inútil
Catalangratuït, innecessari

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