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See definition of overcrowding on Dictionary.com
  • as incongestion
  • as inoverflow

synonyms for overcrowding

  • bottleneck
  • overpopulation
  • traffic jam
  • crowding
  • excess
  • jam
  • mass
  • press
  • profusion
  • rubber-necking
  • snarl-up
  • surfeit
  • surplus
  • clogging
  • crowdedness
  • overdevelopment
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antonyms for overcrowding

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  • flood
  • flow
  • opening
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How to use overcrowding in a sentence

The health of villagers, notwithstanding the pure air, is often prejudiced by the overcrowding of cottages.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
In some instances, this meant overcrowding so serious as to threaten morals and health.
NEGRO MIGRATION DURING THE WAREMMETT J. SCOTT
In this way the league tried to reduce overcrowding and extortionate rentals.
NEGRO MIGRATION DURING THE WAREMMETT J. SCOTT
A society has been formed, I see, to agitate against this overcrowding; but it seems to me it will only waste its pains.
AMERICA TO-DAY, OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONSWILLIAM ARCHER
Notwithstanding their hard life the people are cheerful and fairly well off, for polyandry has prevented overcrowding.
THE PANJAB, NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE, AND KASHMIRSIR JAMES MCCRONE DOUIE
The amount of overcrowding in England and Wales is shown graphically enough in the census returns for 1911.
THE LAW AND THE POOREDWARD ABBOTT PARRY
Concerning the first of these we must caution the reader against the common error of overcrowding the aquarium with animals.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
It is very difficult for the authorities to obviate overcrowding in certain central London districts.
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN LONDONMRS. E. T. COOK.
Regional names are numerous, but there has not been an overcrowding of the map with minute details.
TERRESTRIAL AND CELESTIAL GLOBES VOL IIEDWARD LUTHER STEVENSON
They seemed a bit of India sublimated, cured of the ills of overcrowding.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERCROWDING

  • bottleneck
  • clogging
  • crowdedness
  • crowding
  • excess
  • jam
  • mass
  • overcrowding
  • overdevelopment
  • overpopulation
  • press
  • profusion
  • rubber-necking
  • snarl-up
  • surfeit
  • surplus
  • traffic jam
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.