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
Examples of unprofitable in a Sentence
If premium income levels continue to deteriorate, and capacity does not withdraw ... at some stage this portfolio is bound to become unprofitable, it will be interesting to see at this stage which insurers will choose to withdraw and which will try and ride out the storm, anticipating a turning market.
Any business arrangement that is not profitable to the other person will in the end prove unprofitable for you. The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
A tax does not stimulate companies to make unprofitable investments, the Dutch are trying to get companies to suddenly move faster than elsewhere in Europe. There's a large chance that will only shift production abroad, without reducing CO2 emissions on an international scale.
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.
When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep.
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