India has become known for the congested traffic and crowds of the cities.
“The road should not be called a highway because I only moved three miles in an hour in the most congested section,” he said.
Election Day is a holiday in Israel and, across the country roads to popular touring sites were congested.
1570s, "heaped up," past participle adjective from congest. Meaning "overcrowded" is recorded from 1862.
early 15c., "to bring together" (transitive), from Latin congestus, past participle of congerere "to bring together, pile up," from com- "together" (see com-) + gerere "to carry, perform" (see gest). Medical sense of "unnatural accumulation" (1758) led to transferred (intransitive) sense of "overcrowd" (1859). Related: Congested; congesting.
congested con·gest·ed (kən-jěs'tĭd)
Affected with or characterized by congestion.
congest con·gest (kən-jěst')
v. con·gest·ed, con·gest·ing, con·gests
To cause the accumulation of excessive blood or tissue fluid in a vessel or an organ.