Synonyms of sloth


1. sloth, slothfulness, reluctance, hesitancy, hesitation, disinclination, indisposition

usage: a disinclination to work or exert yourself

2. sloth, tree sloth, edentate

usage: any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America; they hang from branches back downward and feed on leaves and fruits

3. sloth, laziness, acedia, mortal sin, deadly sin

usage: apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)

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Definition and meaning of sloth (Dictionary)