Definition of unprofitable:
unserviceable, unavailing, baseless, vapid, visionary, unproductive, trifling, costly, thrive, profitable, unsubstantial, worthless, fruitless, deceitful, idle, lean, marginal, trivial, dull, underfunded, unreal, uneconomical, ineffectual, in vain, expensive, unremunerative, unsatisfying, untapped, shadowy, null, inconstant, unthrifty, not-for-profit, unrewarding, delusive, unsuccessful, nugatory, empty, bootless, unhealthy, inefficacious, barren, profitless, inutile, useless, vain, dead, otiose, ineffective, futile, abortive, loss-making, gainful, unimportant, used, nonprofit, uneconomic.
- "History of American Socialisms", John Humphrey Noyes.
All that was good and all that was bad, all that was profitable and all that was unprofitable, all that was strong and all that was weak, all that was empty and all that was full, all that was selfish and all that was unselfish amongst Pestalozzi and his friends, was displayed openly before me.- "Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel", Friedrich Froebel.
With regard to their export, they were put also under difficulties upon very mistaken notions; for they were obliged to export annually a certain proportion of British manufactures, even though they should find for them in India none or but an unprofitable want.- "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.