noun see gratuitous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gratuitousness — noun The state or characteristic of being gratuitous. [I]t is beyond question that there are a few subtle souled persons with whom the absolute gratuitousness of an act of reparation is an inducement to perform it; while exhortation as to its… …   Wiktionary

  • gratuitousness — gratuitous ► ADJECTIVE 1) uncalled for. 2) free of charge. DERIVATIVES gratuitously adverb gratuitousness noun. ORIGIN Latin gratuitus given freely, spontaneous …   English terms dictionary

  • Gratuitousness — Gratuitous Gra*tu i*tousa. [L. gratuitus, from gratus pleasing. See {Grate}, a., {Gratis.}] 1. Given without an equivalent or recompense; conferred without valuable consideration; granted without pay, or without claim or merit; not required by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gratuitousness — See gratuitously. * * * …   Universalium

  • gratuitousness — n. quality of being gratuitous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gratuitousness — gra·tu·i·tous·ness …   English syllables

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