from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Want of profit; unprofitableness; uselessness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Want of profit; unprofitableness.
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- noun obsolete Lack of
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How had Ralph Hamon found him, she wondered, and changed the current of her thoughts as she realised the unprofit of speculation.
The Black Edgar Wallace 1903
This practice, while it was a solace and delight to herself, and in some degree enabled her to forget her misfortune in being shut out from free intercourse with her family – to them proved, directly and indirectly, highly beneficial, especially in preventing unprofit -
Now know we the profit of obedience, and the unprofit of disobedience, and we know in what great honour the Lord and the folk of Heaven hold thee. "
Newdigate mistook the size of his Vessel egregiously when he agreed to take 54 barrels of Rice and 9 hhds of Sugar more than she could carry, for we enter'd into a Charter Party, which I was obliged to abide by. to be sure the whole has turned out an unprofit - able affair, herewith is a State of the account, Ballance to your Credit being only £44: 1 19 Stg. Permit me dear sir, once more to recommend your sending a good parcell of Brown and White Spermaceti Oil here early next fall.