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1. sloth

noun. ['ˈsloʊθ'] apathy and inactivity in the practice of virtue (personified as one of the deadly sins).

Synonyms

  • deadly sin
  • mortal sin
  • acedia

Antonyms

  • toothed
  • willingness
  • confidence
  • liking

Etymology

  • slouthe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sloth

  • troth
  • growth
  • roath
  • noeth
  • loath
  • goethe
  • both
  • oath

Example sentences of the word sloth


1. Noun, singular or mass
The single offspring that the sloth produces clings to its mother until it is able to feed itself.

2. Adjective
There are various reports of the sloth mating call.

2. sloth

noun. ['ˈsloʊθ'] 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

  • Bradypodidae
  • edentate
  • unau
  • Choloepus didactylus
  • family Bradypodidae
  • tree sloth
  • ai
  • unai
  • Choloepus hoffmanni
  • two-toed sloth
  • Bradypus tridactylus

Antonyms

  • wellness
  • activeness

Etymology

  • slouthe (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. sloth

noun. ['ˈsloʊθ'] a disinclination to work or exert yourself.

Synonyms

  • reluctance
  • hesitation
  • disinclination
  • indisposition
  • slothfulness

Etymology

  • slouthe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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