This disease was thought to stem from bad climate, and sloth.
In fact, they are the universal wardrobe shorthand for sloth and lassitude.
From her emotional meltdown to a sloth trying to cross the street, see why these creatures are so irresistible to watch.
Here are the Russians, they will punish us for our sloth and hubris, but if we make Johnny read better!
Hard-wired into the psyche of many is the idea that somehow time off is akin to sloth.
I'll leave behind a record unblemished by oversight or sloth.
Moderation is the languor and sloth of the soul, Ambition its activity and heat.
At daylight we again set off with Tim and Sambo, to bring down the body of the sloth.
To her well-wishers it seemed as if the people had given itself to sloth and indulgence.
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").