(noun, verb)


1. a disinclination to work or exert yourself

Similar word(s): slothfulness

Definition categories: attribute, disinclination, hesitancy, hesitation, indisposition, reluctance

2. 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

Definition categories: animal, edentate

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

Similar word(s): acedia, laziness

Definition categories: act


1. (obsolete, intransitive) To be idle.