What are the antonyms for GAINFUL?

Synonyms for GAINFUL

Usage Examples for GAINFUL

  1. Doubtless sound advice, this, for any gainful employment. - "Walking-Stick Papers" by Robert Cortes Holliday
  2. It has been the opinion of some critics, that Mr. Pope's talents were not adapted for the drama, otherwise we cannot well account for his neglecting the most gainful way of writing which poetry affords, especially as his reputation was so high, that without much ceremony or mortification, he might have had any piece of his brought upon the stage. - "The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V." by Theophilus Cibber