I know there's a word for this
I know there's a word for the way I'm feeling
I know there's a word for this
I know it, and it's on the tip of my tongue
and it won't go any further.

I know there's a word for this
I know, 'cause it's in the dictionary
and when I find what it is
I'll write it down in case it comes up again
I'll be certain to avoid it.

[Chorus]
So, take this down: I just feel so beat
and I think it's time to admit defeat
I thought I got mine
but that uphill climbing is never through.

I know there's a word for this
I know 'cause we've all at sometime said it
like when we were little kids
we'd fight each other 'til someone would give in
and you'd make him tell you 'uncle'.

[Chorus]
So, take this down: I just feel so beat
and I think it's time to admit defeat
I thought I got mine
but that uphill climbing
is never through.


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    General Commenti think i know the word... it is on the tip of my tounge too.
    misserinnicoleon May 08, 2003   Link
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    General Commentive already had that word too... in my mind a minute ago...its ..gee i forgot!
    djderickon August 04, 2008   Link
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    General Commentive already had that word too... in my mind a minute ago...its ..gee i forgot!
    djderickon August 04, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationI believe the word is already in the song.

    To me, it sounds like she figures out 'the word' at the end of the song. That's how I've interpreted it since the first time I heard it and it remains one of my favorites from Aimee.
    SeasickPirateon August 11, 2009   Link
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    My OpinionThe word is "mercy."
    Caffeinespikeon August 19, 2015   Link

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