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gratuitous
used in The Remains of the Day

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Definition
unnecessary and unwarranted

or less commonly (except where it is common in the legal field):  costing nothing
  • ...it is most curious to see that you have so much time on your hands that you are able to simply wander about this house bothering others with gratuitous comments.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (52% in)
gratuitous = unnecessary and unwarranted
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