crowdedness

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

Definition of crowdedness 

: the quality or state of being crowded

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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 All the conditions of modern life—its material plenitude, its sheer crowdedness—conjoin to dull our sensory faculties. Sarah Sze, The New Yorker, "How I Solved It: The Problem of Suspense," 11 May 2017 The sense of crowdedness has been exacerbated in recent years by chefs and diners themselves. Tom Sietsema, chicagotribune.com, "Why personal space isn't on the menu at many restaurants," 14 June 2017

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First Known Use of crowdedness

1823, in the meaning defined above

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