prof|it|less


prof|it|less
prof|it|less «PROF iht lihs», adjective.
without profit, gain, or advantage; unprofitable: »

... hours of utterly profitless talk (Manchester Examiner).

prof´it|less|ly, adverb.

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  • prof´it|less|ly — prof|it|less «PROF iht lihs», adjective. without profit, gain, or advantage; unprofitable: »... hours of utterly profitless talk (Manchester Examiner). –prof´it|less|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • prof·it·less — /ˈprɑːfətləs/ adj : not making a profit or producing a useful result a profitless company a profitless argument …   Useful english dictionary

  • prof — prof·a·na·tion; prof·it·abil·i·ty; prof·it·able; prof·it·able·ness; prof·it·ably; prof·it·er; prof·it·less; prof·li·ga·cy; prof·li·gate·ly; prof·li·gate·ness; prof·lu·ence; prof·lu·ent; prof; prof·fer; prof·it; prof·i·teer; prof·li·gate;… …   English syllables

  • less — less·est; less·ness; let·ter·less; li·cense·less; lid·less; life·less; life·less·ly; life·less·ness; light·less; light·less·ness; limb·less; lime·less; lim·it·less; line·less; lint·less; lip·less; list·less; list·less·ly; list·less·ness;… …   English syllables

  • prof — [ prɔf ] n. • 1890; abrév. de professeur ♦ Fam. Professeur. Le, la prof de maths. C est un bon prof. Des profs de fac. ● prof nom Familier. Professeur. ⇒PROF, subst. Fam. Abrév. de professeur. Quelques années plus tard, il [l étudiant] se… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • prof´li|gate|ness — prof|li|gate «PROF luh giht», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. very wicked; shamelessly bad: »a profligate wretch without any sense of principle, morality, or religion (Tobias Smollett). 2. recklessly extravagant. –n. a person who is very wicked or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • prof´li|gate|ly — prof|li|gate «PROF luh giht», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. very wicked; shamelessly bad: »a profligate wretch without any sense of principle, morality, or religion (Tobias Smollett). 2. recklessly extravagant. –n. a person who is very wicked or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • prof|li|gate — «PROF luh giht», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. very wicked; shamelessly bad: »a profligate wretch without any sense of principle, morality, or religion (Tobias Smollett). 2. recklessly extravagant. –n. a person who is very wicked or extravagant.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • less — [ les ] function word *** Less is the comparative form of the function word little and can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (before a noun): Eat less fat. Schools put less emphasis on being creative. as a pronoun: Connie did less… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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