Definition of Gainfulness

1. Noun. The quality of affording gain or benefit or profit.

Exact synonyms: Lucrativeness, Profitability, Profitableness
Generic synonyms: Gain, Profit
Derivative terms: Profitable, Profitable
Antonyms: Unprofitability, Unprofitableness



Definition of Gainfulness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being gainful; profitableness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gainfulness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gainfulness

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gainfulness (current term)
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Literary usage of Gainfulness

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1. Imperial Germany and the Industrial Revolution by Thorstein Veblen (1915)
"It is only after such excursions have proved their pecuniary gainfulness in spite of the business community's astute incredulity, that they come to be taken ..."

2. Bulletin of the American Economic Association by American Economic Association (1911)
"In a regime of competitive activity for private gain, private gainfulness is the only meaning that the term productivity can possibly bear—unless, indeed, ..."

3. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England: From by John Campbell Campbell (1857)
"... his patrimony considered, and the gainfulness of the places he passed through, together with the great fortunes of his own and his sous' intermarriages, ..."

4. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"The social distinction and gainfulness of land-owning led Laurens to become a large planter, and he died possessed of about 20000 acres and one hundred ..."

5. Village-communities in the East and West: Six Lectures Delivered at Oxford by Henry Sumner Maine (1872)
"... both on the score of its gainfulness and on the score of its independence. Now the law of India is at present, and probably will long continue to be, ..."

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