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Uncommercial

Describing anything that harms commerce. For example, a law that requires businesses to pay confiscatory taxes may be described as uncommercial.
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4 HADEWIJCH (Bruno Dumont) In this grim, fiercely uncommercial movie, a fanatical Catholic young lady from a rich family hooks up with a handsome male Muslim terrorist, and together they blow up a commuter train.
Otherwise, we wouldn't have been playing Bebop because it was the most uncommercial music ever made.
(Unsurprisingly, the London publishers to whom Carson originally sent the manuscript of The Pen Friend considered it deeply uncommercial.) This is unmistakably a novel written by a poet whose sense of the porousness of language speaks to both a post-modern sensibility and the acute ear of a bilingual writer; Carson was born into an Irish-speaking Belfast family and published his translation of The Tain in 2007.
Aberdyfi is a lovely, laid-back, uncommercial place and it's terribly exciting for the Prince to come and show his support."
The service is uncommercial and based on self service.
A forlorn and utterly uncommercial sounding record, its slowburning songs grow with each listen.
The Uncommercial Traveller and Reprinted Pieces Etc.
To many it may be unconventional and uncommercial. To others it's what music is all about.
International Resource News-24 August 2010-Cairn Energy finds uncommercial natural gas offshore Greenland(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Two wells were drilled on the acreage in the first Falkland Islands drilling campaign in 1998 but the wells were plugged and abandoned as uncommercial after having oil shows.
Entertainment weekly described "Congratulations" as "strikingly uncommercial," while Rolling Stone called it a "hazy, hit-and-miss album that will likely alienate some fans of the debut, but one that also testifies to MGMT s restlessness as songwriters and human beings."
Maybe the album - difficult, uncommercial and quite dull, was the problem?