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sisyphean labour

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  • Sisyphean — /sɪsəˈfiən/ (say sisuh feeuhn) adjective endless and unavailing, as labour or a task. {from Sisyphus, in Greek legend, a king of Corinth whose wickedness in life was punished in the lower world where he had to roll uphill a huge stone which as… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Sisyphus — In Greek mythology, Sisyphus (Greek: Σίσυφος [sí.sy.phos] Audio IPA|Ell Sisyfos.ogg| [ si.si.fos] , Latinized: Sisyphus, (IPAEng|ˈsɪsɨfəs)), was a king punished in Tartarus by being cursed to roll a huge boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll… …   Wikipedia

  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

  • Sisyphus — Eine wahre Sisyphusarbeit nennen wir noch heute wie Properz (›Sisyphios labores‹, Lachm. III, 17, 7) eine besonders schwere und qualvolle Arbeit, die zur Erfolglosigkeit verdammt scheint und deshalb niemals zu einem Abschluß gebracht werden kann …   Das Wörterbuch der Idiome

  • effortful — adjective requiring great physical effort • Ant: ↑effortless • Similar to: ↑arduous, ↑backbreaking, ↑grueling, ↑gruelling, ↑hard, ↑heavy, ↑laborio …   Useful english dictionary


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