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Synonyms for congestion
kənˈdʒɛs tʃəncon·ges·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 2 votes

  1. congestion

    Synonyms:
    congeries, accumulation, glomeration, redundancy, plethora

    Antonyms:
    dissipation, diffusion, clearance, evacuation, colliquation

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  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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Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  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. 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. Chris Helsel:

    With mobility companies looking to the sky for the answer to the challenges of urban transport and congestion, our work on advanced tire architectures and materials led us to imagine a wheel that could serve both as a traditional tire on the road and as a propulsion system in the sky.

  3. Sandy Fielden:

    There's a fair amount of juggling that pipeline companies can do with crude oil, and they haven't been running up against those limitations for the past several months because of the wildfires, if production expands, though, we'll see congestion in the system. Heavy crude will get discounted further against WTI and price spreads will then blow out.

  4. Beth Osborne:

    They're still dealing with this, we're building stuff without thinking. We haven't gotten results on congestion and rather than pivoting, we're going to do it underground, too.

  5. Steven Park:

    The most common reason is if your nose is stuffy, from allergies, or if you have a deviated septum. Lots of medications can also cause nasal congestion.


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