producing little or no profit or gain
"deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable"
Not making a profit.
Being a professional poet is a nice job, albeit unprofitable.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-prof′i-ta-bl, adj. not profitable: bringing no profit: serving no purpose.—n. Unprof′itableness.—adv. Unprof′itably.—adjs. Unprof′ited, profitless; Unprof′iting, unprofitable.
The numerical value of unprofitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of unprofitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When action grows unprofitable, gather information when information grows unprofitable, sleep.
When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep.
Party leads to vicious, corrupt and unprofitable legislation, for the sole purpose of defeating party.
Management is continuing with their rationalization process and no unprofitable sacred cows have been left untouched.
Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep -- he hath awakened from the dream of life -- 'Tis we, who lost in stormy visions, keep with phantoms an unprofitable strife.
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