Related formsun·prof·it·a·ble·ness, un·prof·it·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·prof·it·a·bly, adverb
Examples from the Web for unprofitable
But it was a shadow of its former self: sleepy, unprofitable, and not particularly confident about its complicated past.Pancakes and Pickaninnies: The Saga of ‘Sambo’s,’ The ‘Racist’ Restaurant Chain America Once Loved|Andrew Romano|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The proportion of banks that were unprofitable fell to 8.4 percent from 10.6 percent a year earlier,” the FDIC reported.Banks Are Thriving Despite Regulations Thanks to Economic Growth|Daniel Gross|May 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As a result, many stores are unprofitable, borderline profitable, or experiencing declining revenue.
And physical bookstores are — as even Klipper noted — not unprofitable.
An unprofitable industry will be forced to cuts routes and flights, leading to fewer consumer choices, frustration and fewer jobs.Those Awful Airline Fees From United, American, Delta, and the Rest Add Up|William J. McGee|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The last was the "wicked and slothful," because unprofitable, servant.Knowledge is Power:|Charles Knight
No machine yet devised could perform this tedious and unprofitable task.The Age of Invention|Holland Thompson
Now, Lizzie, such people are unprofitable servants in the sight of God.
"That sense of things is the flat, stale, unprofitable stuff we hear about," he added.The Opened Shutters|Clara Louise Burnham
It was nothing to do with Michael Fane: it was solely his own determination to put an end to this unprofitable dalliance.Guy and Pauline|Compton Mackenzie