From her emotional meltdown to a sloth trying to cross the street, see why these creatures are so irresistible to watch.
This disease was thought to stem from bad climate, and sloth.
Thanksgiving is about sloth and gluttony, as well as a dash of envy and greed.
In fact, they are the universal wardrobe shorthand for sloth and lassitude.
A sloth attempting to cross the road in Costa Rica gets a little pick-me-up—to the tune of R. Kelly.
I'll leave behind a record unblemished by oversight or sloth.
The sloth, which has four feet, is unable to use them to support his body on the earth.
At daylight we again set off with Tim and Sambo, to bring down the body of the sloth.
My Indian said he had never surprised a sloth in such a situation before.
Stephen was as idle as ever, and less ashamed of his sloth now that there was someone to keep the wolf from the door.
late 12c., "indolence, sluggishness," formed from Middle English slou, slowe (see slow (adj.)) + abstract formative -th (2). Replaced Old English slæwð "sloth, indolence." Sense of "slowness, tardiness" is from mid-14c. As one of the deadly sins, it translates Latin accidia.
The slow-moving mammal first so called 1610s, a translation of Portuguese preguiça "slowness, slothfulness," from Latin pigritia "laziness" (cf. Spanish perezosa "slothful," also "the sloth").