n.1.Slowness; tardiness.
2.Disinclination to action or labor; sluggishness; laziness; idleness.
[They] change their course to pleasure, ease, and sloth.
- Milton.
Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears.
- Franklin.
3.(Zool.) Any one of several species of arboreal edentates constituting the family Bradypodidæ, and the suborder Tardigrada. They have long exserted limbs and long prehensile claws. Both jaws are furnished with teeth (see Illust. of Edentata), and the ears and tail are rudimentary. They inhabit South and Central America and Mexico.
Australian sloth
(Zool.) the koala.
Sloth animalcule
(Zool.) a tardigrade.
Sloth bear
(Zool.) a black or brown long-haired bear (Melursus ursinus, or Melursus labiatus), native of India and Ceylon; - called also aswail, labiated bear, and jungle bear. It is easily tamed and can be taught many tricks.
Sloth monkey
(Zool.) a loris.
v. i.1.To be idle.
Noun1.sloth - a disinclination to work or exert yourself
Synonyms: slothfulness
2.sloth - 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
Synonyms: tree sloth
3.sloth - apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Synonyms: acedia, laziness
To see a sloth in your dream, indicates your passivity in a situation. You need to assert yourself and make your presence known. The sloth is also symbolic of gentleness, laziness or lack of ambition.Chiroptera, Lagomorpha, Primates, Rodentia, accidia, acedia, aloofness, anger, apathy, army, ataraxia, ataraxy, avarice, avaritia, benumbedness, blah, blahs, boredom, bunch, carelessness, casualness, cautiousness, cave of Trophonius, cave of despair, circumspection, colony, comatoseness, creeping, deadly sin, deliberateness, deliberation, despair, desperateness, desperation, despondency, detachment, dilatoriness, disconsolateness, disinterest, dispassion, disregard, disregardfulness, do-nothingness, drawl, drift, drive, drove, drowsiness, dullness, easygoingness, enervation, ennui, envy, ergophobia, faineancy, faineantise, fatigue, flock, foot-dragging, forlornness, gam, gang, gluttony, greed, gula, heartlessness, heaviness, hebetude, heedlessness, herd, hoboism, hopelessness, host, idling, inanimation, inappetence, inattention, inattentiveness, incuriosity, indifference, indiscrimination, inertness, inexcitability, inexertion, insouciance, invidia, ira, jadedness, just being, kennel, lack of affect, lack of appetite, lackadaisicalness, laggardness, languidness, languishment, languor, languorousness, lassitude, laze, laziness, lazing, leisureliness, lenitude, lentitude, lentor, lethargicalness, lethargy, lifelessness, listlessness, litter, loafing, lotus-eating, lust, luxuria, mere existence, mere tropism, mindlessness, negligence, no exit, no way, no way out, nonchalance, numbness, oscitancy, pack, passiveness, passivity, phlegm, phlegmaticalness, phlegmaticness, plucklessness, pococurantism, pod, pokiness, pride, recklessness, regardlessness, reluctance, remissness, resignation, resignedness, satedness, school, shiftlessness, shoal, skulk, slackness, sleepiness, slothfulness, slouch, slowness, sluggardy, somnolence, sopor, soporifousness, spiritlessness, spring fever, spunklessness, stagnation, stupefaction, stupor, superbia, tentativeness, torpidity, torpidness, torpitude, torpor, trip, troop, unanxiousness, unconcern, unmindfulness, unsolicitousness, vagrancy, vegetation, weariness, withdrawnness, world-weariness, wrath
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Sloppy Joe
slopseller's shop
slosh around
Slot 1
Slot 2
Slot A
Slot machine
-- Sloth --
Sloth animalcule
sloth bear
Sloth monkey
slouch hat
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