View definitions for unprofitable


adjective as in producing no profit or gain

adjective as in useless


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Example Sentences

So, if investors get what Uber promises, they will get an unprofitable company at the end of 2021, albeit one that, if you strip out a dozen categories of expense, is no longer running in the red.

The organization seems to have cut off Pop Up Magazine Productions because it was unprofitable and does not plan to turn The Atlantic into a nonprofit.

From Digiday

Tesla was hugely unprofitable, saddled with mountains of debt, and consistently missing expectations.

From Fortune

They now have a more robust content offering that we’ve been able to bring a lot of in front of the gate, a lot of it was previously unprofitable or not optimized or existed in PDF format.

Back in 2018, my colleagues at the Environmental Market Solutions Lab found that high-seas fishing often appears to be an almost entirely unprofitable endeavor.

From Quartz

But it was a shadow of its former self: sleepy, unprofitable, and not particularly confident about its complicated past.

“The proportion of banks that were unprofitable fell to 8.4 percent from 10.6 percent a year earlier,” the FDIC reported.

Airlines have become more rational, reducing unprofitable flights and routes.

As a result, many stores are unprofitable, borderline profitable, or experiencing declining revenue.

And physical bookstores are — as even Klipper noted — not unprofitable.

The occasion should be seized also to increase the balances of depositors who carry unprofitable accounts.

The coast is sandy, and from M. Peron's description, barren and unprofitable.

Were it possible to present the subject in detail, it would be tedious and unprofitable to all save the specialist.

And she must not allow herself to be led by the casual neighbourhood of the Boysons into weak or unprofitable thought.

As the father of a family he had no business to risk more money on his unprofitable dream.

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On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unprofitable, such as: unsuccessful, worthless, nonprofit, profitless, unlucrative, and unremunerative.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.