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What Does Sloth Mean?

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There are two meanings to that word:

1. A Sloth is an animal that hangs onto tree branches. They spend most of their time sleeping.

2. Sloth is a phrase that means being lazy and sloppy.
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Adam Williams commented
The meanings you gave are right.But I think we never hear sloth word for laziness in our daily life.
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Suhail Ajmal answered
Sloth means laziness, sluggishness etc. The word can be used in different situations. It is used specially as a dislike of work or any kind of physical exertion.

He is a sloth instructor.
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the dictionary definition is:
sloth |slôθ; släθ; slōθ|
noun
1 reluctance to work or make an effort; laziness : he should overcome his natural sloth and complacency.
three-toed sloth
2 a slow-moving tropical American mammal that hangs upside down from the branches of trees using its long limbs and hooked claws. • Families Bradypodidae (three species of three-toed sloth in genus Bradypus) and Megalonychidae (two species of two-toed sloth in genus Choloepus), order Xenarthra (or Edentata).
ORIGIN Old English : from slow + -th 2 .

Thesaurus
sloth
noun
who is responsible for the sloth of this department? laziness, idleness, indolence, slothfulness, inactivity, inertia, sluggishness, shiftlessness, apathy, acedia, listlessness, lassitude, lethargy, languor, torpidity; literary hebetude. antonym industriousness.
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Kati Adamson answered
The sloth is a medium sized mammal, having at least six living species,
and they live in the trees in the rainforests of Central and South
America.Sloths are omnivores meaning that they eat both meat and plants.I hope that answered your question!!!
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Anonymous answered
There awesome mammals that originate from the rain forests of brazil and sounthern california!haha

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