Synonyms for 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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