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unprofitableness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of producing no profit or good; uselessness; inutility.

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  • noun unprofitability

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of affording no gain or no benefit or no profit

Etymologies

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unprofitable +‎ -ness

Examples

  • The law brought nothing to its perfected end; everything in it was introductory to its antitype in the Christian economy, which realizes the perfection contemplated; compare "unprofitableness," Heb 7: 18. did -- rather connect with Heb 7: 18, thus, "There takes place (by virtue of Ps 110: 4) a repealing of the commandment (on the one hand), but (on the other) a bringing in afterwards (the Greek expresses that there is

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Presently, Ischomachus proceeded: Now it is of prime importance,428 in reference to the profitableness or unprofitableness of agriculture, even on a large estate where there are numerous429 workfolk,430 whether a man takes any pains at all to see that his labourers are devoted to the work on hand during the appointed time,431 or whether he neglects that duty.

    Oeconomicus

  • Thus first by one instance and then another would he demonstrate the unprofitableness of trying to appear rich, or courageous, or strong, without really being the thing pretended.

    Memorabilia

  • Breit, akleestaton, “a most inglorious spectacle of extreme unprofitableness.”

    Oeconomicus

  • For there is verily a disannulling of the commandment going before for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • For there is verily a disannulling of the commandment going before for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof.

    Villaraigosa And Nunez Cut And Run - Video Report

  • And we may use as a proof the unprofitableness of the sap of this tree, which, though it is very sweet, yet makes the worst liquor in the world.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • And we may use as a proof the unprofitableness of the sap of this tree, which, though it is very sweet, yet makes the worst liquor in the world.

    Symposiacs

  • I suppose we have been too long familiar with the unprofitableness of speculation, have surrendered too definitely to action — to the material side of things, retaining for what relaxation our spirits may require, a habit of sentimental aspiration, carefully divorced from things as they are.

    The Inn of Tranquillity: Studies and Essays

  • For there is verily a disannulling of the commandment going before for the weakness and unprofitableness thereof.

    Hebrews 7.

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