Synonyms for gratuitous
grəˈtu ɪ təs, -ˈtyu-gra·tu·itous
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Given freely; unearned.
Not called for by the circumstances; uncalled-for; without reason, cause, or proof; adopted or asserted without any good ground; unjustified.
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"a gratuitous insult"
complimentary, costless, free, gratis(p), gratuitousadjective
"complimentary tickets"; "free admission"
gratuitous, needless, uncalled-foradjective
unnecessary and unwarranted
"a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life"
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In so many films and TV shows we see gratuitous female nudity, and that’s not OK… It’s OK, but it’s not fair to actresses and it’s not fair to actors because we want to be naked, too.
You never see animals going through the absurd and often horrible fooleries of magic and religion. Only man behaves with such gratuitous folly. It is the price he has to pay for being intelligent but now, as yet, intelligent enough.
The act was beautiful and moral and purely reactive to another crime. Their video was, indeed, criminal and gratuitous. You dont play with Jesus Christs name, vandalizing the image of Jesus the way it was made is equivalent to a declaration of war against the Brazilian people.
In my view, all of the incidents shown in this video require independent investigation and most of them are likely to merit prosecution, clearly gratuitous infliction of severe pain and suffering … constitutes a grave violation of human dignity and of the universal code of conduct for law enforcement officials.
If Kylie was known to be actively working to bring beautiful women with disabilities into the spotlight that she enjoys, I would say' Brava' ! if she were sharing the photo shoot with a model with a disability, it wouldn't seem as gratuitous and gimmicky as it does.
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- gratis, nutzlos, kostenlos, überflüssig, unnötigGerman
- ansaitsematon, ilmainen, pyyteetön, aiheeton, vastikkeeton, perusteeton, tarpeetonFinnish
- fölösleges, indokolatlanHungarian
- gratis, kosteloos, gratuit, ongegrondDutch
- бесплатный, необоснованный, беспричинный, незаслуженный, безвозмездныйRussian
- omotiverad, oförtjänt, onödig, oberättigad, meningslös, opåkallad, ogrundadSwedish
- gereksiz, ücretsiz, lüzumsuz, fuzuliTurkish
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