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slɔθ or, esp. for 2, sloʊθsloth

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sloth, slothfulnessnoun

    a disinclination to work or exert yourself

    Synonyms:
    tree sloth, slothfulness, laziness, acedia

  2. sloth, tree slothnoun

    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, slothfulness, laziness, acedia

  3. sloth, laziness, acedianoun

    apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins)

    Synonyms:
    tree sloth, slothfulness, laziness, acedia, indolence

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. slothnoun

    Synonyms:
    inactivity, inaction, laziness, indolence, idleness, inertness, sluggishness, torpor, lumpishness, supineness, slothfulness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. slothnoun

    Synonyms:
    sluggishness, indolence, laziness

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "sloth":

    laziness, chunk, idleness

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#12928negligence
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#38659sloth
#41296laziness
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#75377inattention
#115916indolence
#219450fickleness
#233090inconstancy

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  1. Kristine Bohmann:

    In just 40 samples, we detected 49 species spanning mammal, bird, amphibian, reptile and fish, in the Rainforest House( at Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark) we even detected the guppies in the pond, the two-toed sloth and the boa. When sampling air in just one outdoor site, we detected many of the animals with access to an outdoor enclosure in that part of Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark, for example kea, ostrich and rhino.

  2. Matthew Bennett:

    The story that we can read from the tracks is that the humans were stalking; following in the footsteps, precisely in the footsteps of the sloth, while it was being distracted and turning, somebody else would come across and try and deliver the killer blow. It's an interesting story and it's all written in the footprints.

  3. Alex Nicholson:

    He adored that sloth stuffed animal. He would sleep with him every night. We had a giant ‘hang in there’ sloth balloon in his hospital room, all of the nurses loved it.

  4. Jimmy Minardi:

    Late night eating is the kiss of death. There’s a lot of drinking involved on a cruise and the combination of food and booze basically turns you into a sloth.

  5. Benjamin Franklin:

    Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.


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