Meaning of Sisyphist in English:

Sisyphist

Pronunciation /ˈsɪsɪfɪst/

noun

rare
  • A person who resembles Sisyphus, especially by undertaking an endless, laborious, and ineffective task.

Origin

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