HyperDic: sloth

English > 3 senses of the word sloth:
NOUNattributesloth, slothfulnessa disinclination to work or exert yourself
animalsloth, tree slothany of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America
actsloth, laziness, acediaapathy / apathy and inactivity / inactivity in the practice of virtue / virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
sloth > pronunciation
Soundsslow'th
Rhymesboth ... undergrowth: 10 rhymes with owth...
English > sloth: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA disinclination to work or exert yourself.
Synonymslothfulness
Broaderreluctance, hesitancy, hesitation, disinclination, indispositionA certain degree of unwillingness
Spanishdesidia, pereza
Catalanmandra
English > sloth: 3 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America; they hang from branches back downward and feed on leaves and fruits.
Synonymtree sloth
Member ofBradypodidae, family BradypodidaeA family of edentates comprising the true sloths
Narrowerthree-toed sloth, ai, Bradypus tridactylusA sloth that has three long claws on each forefoot and each hindfoot
two-toed sloth, unau, unai, Choloepus didactylusrelatively small fast-moving sloth with two long claws on each front foot
two-toed sloth, unau, unai, Choloepus hoffmanniA sloth of Central America that has two long claws on each forefoot and three long claws on each hindfoot
BroaderedentatePrimitive terrestrial / terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth
Spanishpereza, perezoso
Catalanperesós
English > sloth: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningapathy / apathy and inactivity / inactivity in the practice of virtue / virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins).
Synonymslaziness, acedia
Broadermortal sin, deadly sinAn unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace
Spanishacedia, pereza
Catalanaccídia, mandra, peresa

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