profitless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

profit +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

profitless (comparative more profitless, superlative most profitless)

  1. not yielding profit
    • 1600, Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, [1]:
      I pray thee, cease thy counsel,
      Which falls into mine ears as profitless
      As water in a sieve...