What does unprofitable mean?

Definitions for unprofitableʌnˈprɒf ɪ tə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unprofitable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unprofitable(adj)

    producing little or no profit or gain

    "deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable"

Wiktionary

  1. unprofitable(Adjective)

    Not making a profit.

    Being a professional poet is a nice job, albeit unprofitable.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unprofitable

    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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unprofitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unprofitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ursula K. LeGuin:

    When action grows unprofitable, gather information when information grows unprofitable, sleep.

  2. Ursula K. Le Guin:

    When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep.

  3. James Fenimore Cooper:

    Party leads to vicious, corrupt and unprofitable legislation, for the sole purpose of defeating party.

  4. Christopher Wong:

    Management is continuing with their rationalization process and no unprofitable sacred cows have been left untouched.

  5. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    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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Translations for unprofitable

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • αντιοικονομικός, ασύμφορος, μη επικερδήςGreek
  • desaventajadoSpanish

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