Day-190 (Gratuitous)

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Word:
               Gratuitous

Status:
               Adjective

Meaning:
               Not necessary or important.

Sentences:
1) The film was critisized for its gratuitous voilence.
2) They'll throw in a gratuitous box of chocolates if you spend more than thirty dollars at their shop.

Origin:
               Latin gratuitus, gratus.

First use:
               1656

Synonyms:
                complimentary, costless, gratis, free

Antonyms:
                indispensable, necessary, needed, required.

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