Antonyms of adj profitable

1 sense of profitable

Sense 1
profitable (vs. unprofitable) -- (yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market")

unprofitable (vs. profitable) -- (producing little or no profit or gain; "deposits abandoned by mining companies as unprofitable")
        => dead, idle -- (not yielding a return; "dead capital"; "idle funds")
        => lean -- (not profitable or prosperous; "a lean year")
        => marginal -- (producing at a rate that barely covers production costs; "marginal industries")
        => unremunerative -- (not yielding profit or recompense; "an unremunerative occupation")

Similarity of adj profitable

1 sense of profitable

Sense 1
profitable (vs. unprofitable) -- (yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market")
       => bankable -- (guaranteed to bring a profit; "without bankable stars the film script aroused no interest")
       => fat, juicy -- (lucrative; "a juicy contract"; "a nice fat job")
       => gainful, paid, paying -- (yielding a fair profit)
       => economic -- (financially rewarding; "it was no longer economic to keep the factory open"; "have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service")
       => lucrative, moneymaking, remunerative -- (producing a sizeable profit; "a remunerative business")
          Also See-> advantageous#1; productive#1; useful#1, utile#1

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