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Word: gratuitous

Definition: given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment

Sentences Containing 'gratuitous'

"Entertainment Weekly" gave the book a "C+", writing that Baer's "scalpel-sharp noir style proves a mesmerizing lure, but it can't compensate for a hazy plot that veers from the nauseating (much gratuitous, ornately sadistic violence) to the nonsensical".
Forgetting plot and some characters entirely for the self-contained storyline of the first two OVAs, they gained such notoriety for their gratuitous and explicit nature that they were banned outright from many countries (including Britain).
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.
Richard Cromelin of "The LA Times" considered Jackson's advanced pursuit into sensual "pop porn" to be "an air of refreshing defiance", in comparison to "indulgent" and "gratuitous" attempts from other selected musicians.
Steve Heisler of "The A.V. Club" gave the episode a B. Heisler stated, "Thankfully, there were literally only two moments in 'Push Mix' that felt remotely gratuitous on the Chuck and Sarah front: One was the major smooch when the two reunite on the Contessa; the other comes at the very end, a marriage proposal overshadowed by the whir of a hospital floor waxer.
That same year, GameFront included Lulu on the list of the "greatest boobs in video games" at number 20, commenting that ""Final Fantasy" has pioneered the existential angst + gratuitous TnA school of storytelling," while "Complex" ranked her as the 23rd of the "best looking sideline chicks in games".
There are graphic scenes of sex and seduction, which is not gratuitous, but depicts Frank's fantasy and unrealistic love for Miranda.
To no class of persons is the presentation of a gratuitous opera box more acceptable than to the wealthy millionaire, who still hugs economy while boasting of carrying a king's ransom in his waistcoat pocket.
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