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Providing a gain; profitable: gainful employment.

gain′ful·ly adv.
gain′ful·ness n.
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Noun1.gainfulness - the quality of affording gain or benefit or profitgainfulness - the quality of affording gain or benefit or profit
gain, profit - the advantageous quality of being beneficial
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