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English definition of “sloth”

sloth

noun [U] (NO EFFORT)    /sləʊθ/ US  /sloʊθ/ literary
unwillingness to work or make any effort : The report criticizes the government's sloth in tackling environmental problems .Laziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
(Definition of sloth noun (NO EFFORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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