Meaning of Sisyphism in English:

Sisyphism

Pronunciation /ˈsɪsɪfɪz(ə)m/

noun

  • Endless, laborious, and ineffective labour like that of Sisyphus, especially as a characteristic of industrial conditions.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Richardson Porter (1792–1852), civil servant and statistician. From the name of Sīsyphus + -ism, after French sisyphisme.