Definition of Profitless

1. Adjective. Without profit or reward. "How weary, flat, stale, and unprofitable / Seem to me all the uses of this world"

Similar to: Unrewarding



Definition of Profitless

1. a. Without profit; unprofitable.

Definition of Profitless

1. Adjective. not yielding profit ¹

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Definition of Profitless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profitless

profitablest
profitably
profited
profiteer
profiteered
profiteering
profiteers
profiter
profiterole
profiteroles
profiters
profitest
profiteth
profiting
profitings
profitless (current term)
profitlessly
profitlessness
profitmaking
profits
profitseeking
profitwise
proflavine
profligacies
profligacy
profligate
profligated
profligately
profligateness
profligates

Literary usage of Profitless

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1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"CHAPTER XIII profitless QUEST A' eray step which Harry Warrington took towards Pennsylvania, the reports of the British disaster were magnified and ..."

2. History of Mexico by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Thomas Savage, Joseph Joshua Peatfield (1883)
"... HOPES—A profitless EXPEDITION—NIZA REVIVES ENTHUSIASM—VISIONS OF CONQUEST AND WEALTH—TROUBLES ..."

3. The Great Illusion: A Study of the Relation of Military Power in Nations to by Norman Angell (1911)
"... brigandage become as profitless as private brigandage—The real basis of commercial honesty on the part of government. JUST as Mr. Harrison has declared ..."

4. The Great Illusion: A Study of the Relation of Military Power to National by Norman Angell (1913)
"... of military conquest —Government brigandage becomes as profitless as private brigandage—The real basis of commercial honesty on the part of Government. ..."

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