As many expected, the talks were unproductive, but massive crowds gathered to watch the televised debate at the protest sites.
Even when aid has not been stolen, it has been unproductive.
Not just because it's unproductive but because it ultimately hurts more careers than it helps.
It's a spark that will surely ignite humankind's oldest and most unproductive form of organizational dysfunction: palace intrigue.
If the next Congress finds rules from the last Congress to be outdated or unproductive, members can tear them up and start over.
Another idea occurred to me which led me into further researches, but they were unproductive.
Poor Polly Perkins was a sad example of the unproductive consumer.
Manure well; but remember that it is possible to overfeed the soil of a garden, so as to render it unproductive.
Between the river-valleys are long stretches of unproductive land.
When I ply the oar, the crab-fishery is unproductive, droughts prevail, and I am not often upset or drowned.
1610s, from French productif (16c.) and directly from Medieval Latin productivus "fit for production," from Latin product-, past participle stem of producere (see produce (v.)). Related: Productively; productiveness.
productive pro·duc·tive (prə-dŭk'tĭv, prō-)
Producing or capable of producing mucus or sputum.
Forming new tissue, as of an inflammation.