Gr. Myth. a greedy king of Corinth doomed in Hades to roll a heavy stone uphill continually, only to have it always roll back down
Origin of SisyphusClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Sisyphos
A cruel king of Corinth condemned forever to roll a huge stone up a hill in Hades only to have it roll down again on nearing the top.
Origin of SisyphusLatin Sisyphus, from Greek Sisuphos.