crowd·​ed·​ness | \ ˈkrau̇-dəd-nəs How to pronounce crowdedness (audio) \

Definition of crowdedness

: the quality or state of being crowded

Examples of crowdedness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their construction looks at a particular form of crowdedness, of how closely packed together people are at different spatial scales—in a building, in a neighborhood, in a city. Adam Rogers, Wired, "The Superspreading Presidency of Donald Trump," 7 Oct. 2020 In 2019 Google Maps introduced crowdedness predictions for public transit using millions of contributions from riders to show people how crowded bus lines or trains are. Alaa Elassar, CNN, "Google Maps releases new features to help people navigate coronavirus hot spots," 4 July 2020 Google first added crowdedness predictions to Maps last year. Lauren Goode, Wired, "Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai on Maps, AI, Ads, and Ambient Navigation," 6 Feb. 2020 Bass-blurts, ragged spikes of treble, a terrible crowdedness or crammedness in the midrange. James Parker, The Atlantic, "Neil Young’s Boring, Prophetic Message to Readers," 28 Sep. 2019 Based on user crowdedness responses between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Monday through Sunday. Paul Berger, WSJ, "How Jam-Packed Will My Train Be? Google Says It Has the Answer," 27 June 2019 The data is coming after months of Google asking passengers who use the app questions about the level of crowdedness during their transit trips. Dalvin Brown, USA TODAY, "Google Maps can now warn you about how crowded buses and trains are," 28 June 2019 For months, Google has been asking some people who use Google Maps to provide additional details about the level of crowdedness of their transit trips. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, "Google will now tell you how crowded your bus or train is likely to be," 27 June 2019 In the end, the crowdedness of Aquaman almost takes all the fun out of a movie about a mariner hero, his gorgeous hair, and a bunch of giant crabs. Alex Abad-santos, Vox, "Aquaman goes for broke and lands somewhere between overstuffed marine opera and cheesy comic book fun," 11 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of crowdedness

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Crowdedness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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