The word “gainful” has 2 syllables: gain-ful.

It's pronounced as /ˈɡeɪnfəl/.

What is synonym and antonym for gainful?

In the thesaurus, “gainful” has 3 synonyms and 2 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for gainful along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for gainful

  • lucrative
  • profitable
  • worthwhile

Antonyms for gainful

  • unfavorable
  • unprofitable

Meanings of gainful

  • adjective
    1. Contrary.
    2. Disposed to taking advantage of.
    3. Troublesome; fractious; hard to handle.
    4. Providing gain; profitable.

Example Sentences

  • The entrepreneur sought gainful opportunities to invest in emerging markets.
  • She appreciated the gainful employment that allowed her to support her family.
  • The mentor provided valuable advice on pursuing a gainful career in the competitive industry.
  • The recent graduate was excited to secure a gainful position at a reputable company.
  • The small business owner was determined to find gainful solutions to boost profitability.

On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to gainful, such as: lucrative, profitable, unfavorable, unprofitable, worthwhile.

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