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Antonyms for congestion
kənˈdʒɛs tʃəncon·ges·tion

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  1. congestion

    Antonyms:
    dissipation, diffusion, clearance, evacuation, colliquation

    Synonyms:
    congeries, accumulation, glomeration, redundancy, plethora

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  1. congestionnoun

    excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part

    Synonyms:
    over-crowding

  2. congestion, over-crowdingnoun

    excessive crowding

    "traffic congestion"

    Synonyms:
    over-crowding

How to use congestion in a sentence?

  1. Ian Claxton:

    Congestion at major ports is predominantly caused by an inability to clear cargo from the quayside, and that manifests itself mostly on the bulk handling terminals on the east coast.

  2. Parash Jain:

    If anything, unwinding of the backlog initiated following congestion in Yantian terminal could take months, as the onset of the peak season will mean demand will only further increase.

  3. Lisa Peterson:

    Aside from some congestion and coughing, the gorillas are doing well. the troop remains quarantined together and are eating and drinking. We are hopeful for a full recovery.

  4. Olivier Jankovec:

    The immediate impact would be unprecedented levels of congestion and flight disruptions, with potential spillover effects across the entire European airport network.

  5. Jean Baudrillard:

    Holidays are in no sense an alternative to the congestion and bustle of cities and work. Quite the contrary. People look to escape into an intensification of the conditions of ordinary life, into a deliberate aggravation of those conditions: further from nature, nearer to artifice, to abstraction, to total pollution, to well above average levels of stress, pressure, concentration and monotony -- this is the ideal of popular entertainment. No one is interested in overcoming alienation; the point is to plunge into it to the point of ecstasy. That is what holidays are for.

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#3369clearance
#11203diffusion
#11728congestion
#15714evacuation
#25972dissipation

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