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gratuitous
used in David Copperfield

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Definition unnecessary and unwarranted

or less commonly (except where it is common in the legal field):  costing nothing
  • My private opinion is, that this was entirely a gratuitous assumption, and that Pidger was altogether innocent of any such sentiments — to which he had never given any sort of expression that I could ever hear of.
    Chapters 40-42 (31% in)

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