Definition of Profitlessly

1. Adverb. Without gain or profit.

Exact synonyms: Gainlessly, Unprofitably
Partainyms: Profitless, Unprofitable



Definition of Profitlessly

1. Adverb. In a profitless manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Profitlessly

profitably
profited
profiteer
profiteered
profiteering
profiteers
profiter
profiterole
profiteroles
profiters
profitest
profiteth
profiting
profitings
profitless
profitlessly (current term)
profitlessness
profitmaking
profits
profitseeking
profitwise
proflavine
profligacies
profligacy
profligate
profligated
profligately
profligateness
profligates
profligating

Literary usage of Profitlessly

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1. The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1865)
"This sanguinary struggle, which is also attended by the disadvantage of uselessly and profitlessly expending the public treasure and consuming the abundant ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... which impels him despite all obstacles and restraint to strive evermore, intellectually alone, without approval, profitlessly after an unattainable ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1885)
"to a prolonged picnic, the pleasure of which is accompanied by a sense that no time is being profitlessly spent. Sailing about upon the sunny sea to dip up ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1877)
"... were rendered impossible by the conduct of this group of frivolous tourists, who were simply bent on profitlessly enjoying themselves. ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1885)
"to a prolonged picnic, the pleasure of which is accompanied by a sense that no time is being profitlessly spent. Sailing about upon the sunny sea to dip up ..."

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