Translation of sloth in Spanish:

sloth

Pronunciation: /sləʊθ/

n

  • 1.1 countable/numerable [Zoology/Zoología] perezoso (masculine)
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    • Peccaries, tapirs, anteaters, armadillos, sloths, coatis, and others are around but hard to see.
    • In South America, a group known as the Xenarthrans developed, today represented by the anteaters, sloths and armadillos.
    • Monkeys, tapirs, sloths, anteaters, and bats abound, all in an area the size of West Virginia.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (laziness) [formal] pereza (feminine)
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    • It seems to be intrinsic to domestic politics of every variety that a certain dismal downward trend emerges, characterized by sloth, despondency and complacency.
    • Once again the drawbacks to living a life of laziness and sloth became apparent.
    • Their lack of mathematical acumen is taken by parents and teachers as evidence of laziness, of sloth.

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