Word of the Day – Sisyphean

By July 11, 2017Word of the Day

Sisyphean (adj)


Denoting a task that can never be completed.

Late 16th century: from Latin Sisypheius (based on Greek Sisuphos: see Sisyphus)+ -an.

Example sentences

“It was a sisyphean task but she stuck at it.”

Word of the Day – Vestibule

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Vestibule (noun)


An antechamber, hall, or lobby next to the outer door of a building.

Early 17th century (denoting the space in front of the main entrance of a classical Roman or Greek building): from French, or from Latin vestibulum ‘entrance court’.

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