crowdedness

noun
crowd·​ed·​ness | \ ˈkrau̇-dəd-nəs \

Definition of crowdedness

: the quality or state of being crowded

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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 Schneider was released from jail on the same day he was admitted due to the over-crowdedness of the prison. Morgan M. Evans, Fox News, "John Schneider asks court to restore jail sentence for unpaid alimony after being released early," 21 July 2018 Its crowdedness seems to amplify the collective anxiety of the artists witnessing, resisting and, at times, celebrating their road to perdition. Jason Farago, New York Times, "Walk Through This Exhibition With Dread. You Know Where It Leads.," 5 Apr. 2018 The sense of crowdedness has been exacerbated in recent years by chefs and diners themselves. Tom Sietsema, The Denver Post, "The latest loathsome restaurant trend: no space between tables," 16 June 2017 The sense of crowdedness has been exacerbated in recent years by chefs and diners themselves. Tom Sietsema, The Denver Post, "The latest loathsome restaurant trend: no space between tables," 16 June 2017 The sense of crowdedness has been exacerbated in recent years by chefs and diners themselves. Tom Sietsema, The Denver Post, "The latest loathsome restaurant trend: no space between tables," 16 June 2017 The sense of crowdedness has been exacerbated in recent years by chefs and diners themselves. Tom Sietsema, The Denver Post, "The latest loathsome restaurant trend: no space between tables," 16 June 2017 The sense of crowdedness has been exacerbated in recent years by chefs and diners themselves. Tom Sietsema, The Denver Post, "The latest loathsome restaurant trend: no space between tables," 16 June 2017

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First Known Use of crowdedness

1823, in the meaning defined above

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