Definition of Gainless

1. a. Not producing gain; unprofitable.



Definition of Gainless

1. Adjective. Not producing gain; not bringing advantage; unprofitable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gainless

1. profitless [adj] - See also: profitless

Gainless Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Gainless Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gainless

gainers
gainesite
gainest
gainful
gainfull
gainfuller
gainfully
gainfulness
gainfulnesses
gaingive
gaingiving
gaingivings
gaining
gaining control
gainings
gainless (current term)
gainlessly
gainlessness
gainlier
gainliest
gainliness
gainly
gainrace
gainrising
gains
gainsaid
gainsaw
gainsay
gainsayer
gainsayers

Literary usage of Gainless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"The state or quality of being gainless; unprofitableness; want of advantage. The parallel holds in the ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1902)
"Yet : O Gracious God ! not gainless is the loss ! A glorious sunbeam gilds thy sternest frown. "For the curtain has fallen long ago on those mournful scenes ..."

3. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1901)
"If here and there one existed he drudged along in his gainless calling, solitary and alone. He did not repose in the bowers of academic learning, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Gainless

Search for Gainless on Dictionary.com!Search for Gainless on Thesaurus.com!Search for Gainless on Google!Search for Gainless on Wikipedia!

Search