Definition of Gratuitously

1. Adverb. In an uncalled-for manner. "He insulted us gratuitously"

Partainyms: Gratuitous



Definition of Gratuitously

1. Adverb. Freely; in the manner of a gift, without being earned. ¹

2. Adverb. In a manner not demanded by the circumstances, without reason, justification, cause, or proof. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gratuitously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gratuitously

gratins
gratiolin
gratis
gratis(p)
gratitude
gratitudes
gratonite
grattarolaite
grattoirs
gratuities
gratuitious
gratuitous
gratuitous inducer
gratuitously (current term)
gratuitousness
gratuity
gratulate
gratulated
gratulates
gratulating
gratulation
gratulations
gratulatory
gratz
graunch
graunched
graunches
graunching

Literary usage of Gratuitously

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Negligence by Horace Smith (1880)
"undertaking of the performance of something was called " mandatum," and it would be immaterial that it was done gratuitously, for the Roman law said, ..."

2. Cases on the Law of Torts by Francis Hermann Bohlen (1915)
"gratuitously. MACCARTHY v. YOUNG. In the Court of Exchequer, 1861. ... 250 (1905), a porch floor having been gratuitously repaired, plaintiff was injured by ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Agency: Including Not Only a Discussion of the by Floyd Russell Mechem (1914)
"Attorney liable though acting gratuitously.—It is no defense to an action against an attorney for negligence or misconduct in the line of his profession ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Quasi-contracts by William Albert Keener (1893)
"SERVICES RENDERED gratuitously UNDER MISTAKE AS TO A MATERIAL FACT. light of recov- Although there was no intention on the part of the plain- tiff to charge ..."

5. New English and Italian Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary by John Millhouse, Ferdinando Bracciforti (1889)
"... free gift, gratuity Gratuitamente, adv. gratuitously, freely Gratuito, -a, a. gratuitous, ... gratuitously."

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