Unemployed vs Unprofitable - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Unemployed is a related term of unprofitable.
As adjectives the difference between unemployed and unprofitable
is that unemployed
is having no profession (despite being able and willing to work) while unprofitable
is not making a profit.
As a noun unemployed
is unemployed people.
Having no profession (despite being able and willing to work).
Having no use, not doing work
, date=November 12
, title=International friendly: England 1-0 Spain
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=England's attacking impetus was limited to one shot from Lampard that was comfortably collected by keeper Iker Casillas, but for all Spain's domination of the ball his England counterpart Joe Hart was unemployed .}}
* (having no job) jobless, out of work (used only after the noun ), out-of-work
- The unemployed are a growing portion of the population.
* This is not a true noun. It is an example of a "fused-head" construction in which an adjective (or possessive or determiner) is assumed to have fused with an omitted noun which is grammatically required.
Not making a profit.
- Being a professional poet is a nice job, albeit unprofitable .