Origin of gratuitous
Examples from the Web for gratuitously
Then there is his infuriating penchant for gratuitously offering compromises before a policy debate has even begun.
He now changed his tactics, and resolved to board and lodge with her gratuitously.Philosopher Jack|R.M. Ballantyne
We should feed and clothe him gratuitously sometimes, and recruit him with our cordials, before we judge of him.Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience|Henry David Thoreau
The latter declined to receive the Liberator, when it was sent to him gratuitously.The Life of Lyman Trumbull|Horace White