Definition of profitless:
null, untapped, empty, unserviceable, fruitless, vapid, unavailing, unproductive, unprofitable, unreal, uneconomic, futile, worthless, uneconomical, unhealthy, ineffective, not-for-profit, bootless, visionary, baseless, otiose, shadowy, underfunded, loss-making, useless, trivial, unsatisfying, unsubstantial, unsuccessful, delusive, abortive, dull, inconstant, trifling, idle, barren, vain, ineffectual, unrewarding, nonprofit, inefficacious, unimportant, nugatory, deceitful.
At that moment her eye was fitted with a new lens, through which the road to the summit of the Tehachapi Mountains and Mahatmadom suddenly looked long, weary, and profitless, and by means of which the twins were transferred from the comfortable middle distance they had previously occupied to the immediate foreground of duty.- "Marm Lisa", Kate Douglas Wiggin.
- "The Children of the World", Paul Heyse.
- "The Blazed Trail", Stewart Edward White.