HyperDic: unprofitable

English > 1 sense of the word unprofitable:
ADJECTIVEallunprofitableproducing little or no profit or gain
unprofitable > pronunciation
Soundsahnpraa'fihtahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > unprofitable: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningproducing little or no profit or gain.
Example"deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable"
Narrowerdead, idlenot yielding a return
leannot profitable or prosperous
marginalproducing at a rate that barely covers production costs
unremunerativenot yielding profit or recompense
See alsounproductivenot producing or capable of producing
unsuccessfulnot successful
uselessHaving no beneficial use or incapable of functioning usefully
OppositeprofitableYielding material gain or profit
Spanishdesaventajado, infructuoso
Nounsunprofitableness, unprofitabilitythe quality of affording no gain or no benefit or no profit
Adverbsunprofitablyin an unproductive manner
unprofitablywithout gain or profit

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