1. [ noun ] (zoology) any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South and Central America; they hang from branches back downward and feed on leaves and fruits
Synonyms: tree_sloth
Related terms: edentate two-toed_sloth ai two-toed_sloth Bradypodidae
2. [ noun ] a disinclination to work or exert yourself
Synonyms: slothfulness
Related terms: reluctance
3. [ noun ] (religion,theology) apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Synonyms: acedia laziness
Related terms: mortal_sin
Similar spelling:   slot