index barren, disadvantageous, futile, ineffective, ineffectual, unavailing, unproductive

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  • Profitless — Prof it*less, a. Without profit; unprofitable. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • profitless — profit ► NOUN 1) a financial gain, especially the difference between an initial outlay and the subsequent amount earned. 2) advantage; benefit. ► VERB (profited, profiting) ▪ benefit, especially financially. DERIVATIVES profitless adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • profitless — adjective without profit or reward let us have no part in profitless quarrels D.D.Eisenhower How weary, flat, stale, and unprofitable / Seem to me all the uses of this world Shakespeare • Similar to: ↑unrewarding …   Useful english dictionary

  • profitless prosperity — n. A form of economic growth in which businesses make little or no profit. Example Citation: While it is clear that the US economy is recovering, there is a real danger that this could all be a profitless prosperity in other words, with the… …   New words

  • profitless — adjective see profit I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • profitless — See profit. * * * …   Universalium

  • profitless — adjective not yielding profit …   Wiktionary

  • profitless — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. vain, futile, ineffectual; see useless 1 , worthless 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • profitless — prof|it|less [ˈprɔfıtləs US ˈpra: ] adj formal not making a profit, or not useful to do >profitlessly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • profitless — prof·it·less || prÉ‘fɪtlɪs / prÉ’ adj. unprofitable, not earning income; pointless, useless, futile …   English contemporary dictionary

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