People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.
—George Bernard Shaw
⒈ disinclination to work or exert oneself; indolence; laziness; idleness
2. slowness; delay
3. any of various slow-moving arboreal edentate mammals that inhabit tropical forests of South and Central America, hang from the branches back downward, and feed on leaves, shoots, and fruits
Examples of sloth in a sentence
He admitted a lack of motivation and a feeling of sloth.
Absence of competition makes for sloth.
Sloth turns the edge of wit.
The sloth spends most of its time hanging upside down from the branches.
Other Mammals Terms