unprofitable Definition

  • 1not profitable; not yielding financial gain or return
  • 2not useful or helpful

Using unprofitable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "unprofitable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The company's investments in that sector proved unprofitable.

  • Example

    His efforts to fix the old car were unprofitable.

  • Example

    The project was deemed unprofitable and was abandoned.

  • Example

    Her advice was unprofitable and did more harm than good.

unprofitable Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: unprofitable in Brief

The term 'unprofitable' [ʌnˈprɒfɪtəbl] refers to something that does not yield financial gain or return, or is not useful or helpful. It is often used to describe investments, efforts, or projects that do not produce desired results, as in 'The project was deemed unprofitable and was abandoned.' 'Unprofitable' is a formal word that can be replaced by 'unremunerative.'