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Goto next slide#6: Sisyphean

Definition:

requiring continual and often ineffective effort

Example:

"Analysis: Greece's Sisyphean task to replace debt with growth" – Reuter's headline, October 3, 2011

About the Word:

According to Greco-Roman mythology, after King Sisyphus died he was condemned to an eternity in Hades straining to roll a heavy stone up a hill only to watch it roll back down again each time.

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