Meaning of “uneconomic” - Learner’s Dictionary

uneconomic

adjective us uk /ʌnˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk/ also uneconomical
WASTING SOMETHING

using too much money, fuel, time, etc:

Big cars can be uneconomic to run.
NO PROFIT

not making enough profit:

plans to close uneconomic factories

(Definition of “uneconomic” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)