weight of the world

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The distressing combined burden of the problems, doubts, imperfections, and responsibilities associated with human existence.

Etymology:

  • An allusion to the burden borne by Atlas, the mythical Titan who carried the entire world on his shoulders.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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il peso del mondo

世界の重さ

peso do mundo

вес мира

vikten av världen

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