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Definition of 'sloth'

Noun

  1. a disinclination to work or exert yourself
       Synonyms: slothfulness
  2. 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. apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
       Synonyms: laziness acedia


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