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unprofitable adj
1 producing little or no profit or gain; "deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable" [ant: profitable]
2 not worth using [syn: inutile]
3 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 [syn: profitless]

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Adjective

unprofitable
  1. Not making a profit
    Being a professional poet is a nice job, albeit unprofitable.

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