What does unproductive mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unproductive(adj)

    not producing or capable of producing

    "elimination of high-cost or unproductive industries"

  2. unproductive(adj)

    not producing desired results

    "the talks between labor and management were unproductive"


  1. unproductive(Adjective)

    Not productive; useless; fruitless.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unproductive

    un-prō-duk′tiv, adj. not productive, profitable, or efficient, not effecting some particular result (with of).—adv. Unproduc′tively.—ns. Unproduc′tiveness; Unproductiv′ity.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unproductive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unproductive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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