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gratuitous
used in The Screwtape Letters

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Definition
unnecessary and unwarranted

or less commonly (except where it is common in the legal field):  costing nothing
  • But in the humans the Enemy has gratuitously associated affection between the parties with sexual desire.
    Chapter 18 (50% in)
gratuitously = unnecessary and unwarranted

or less commonly (except where it is common in the legal field):  costing nothing
There are no more uses of "gratuitous" in The Screwtape Letters.

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