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Synonyms for congestion
kənˈdʒɛs tʃəncon·ges·tion

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  1. congestion

    Synonyms:
    congeries, accumulation, glomeration, redundancy, plethora

    Antonyms:
    dissipation, diffusion, clearance, evacuation, colliquation

Princeton's WordNet

  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

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  1. congestionnoun

    Synonyms:
    repletion, plethora

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#4087busy
#11475accumulation
#11728congestion
#15970overload
#16133redundancy
#16766saturation
#28706plethora
#35135congested
#39772crowding
#42763overcrowding
#48196gridlock
#158800waterlogging

How to use congestion in a sentence?

  1. John Kartsonas:

    Rarely you see such a potentially massive disruption, delays, a reduced active fleet supply, slow steaming and port congestion can push freight rates to decade highs, and beyond.

  2. Mr Musk:

    It’s a really simple and obvious idea and I wish more people would do it: build more tunnels, tunnels are great. It’s just a hole in the ground, it’s not that hard. But if you have tunnels in cities you would massively alleviate congestion and you could have tunnels at all different levels; you could probably have 30 layers of tunnels and completely fix the congestion problem in high-density cities. So, I strongly recommend tunnels.

  3. Tim Bartik:

    I suspect that Amazon gets more blame for Seattle's issues with congestion because of Amazon's size.

  4. Chief Executive Shameel Joosub:

    Vodacom's 5G launch in South Africa comes at an important time as it will help us improve our network efficiency during the COVID-19 national state of disaster, this is largely due to the allocation of temporary spectrum by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) which has already mitigated the network congestion we have experienced since the start of the lockdown period.

  5. Dawn Lehman:

    There is no reason there should be that kind of bar congestion.

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