from The Century Dictionary.

  • Crowded; thronged; affected by excessive accumulation.
  • In medicine, containing an unnatural accumulation of blood; affected with congestion: as, a congested liver.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Crowded together.
  • adjective (Med.) Containing an unnatural accumulation of blood; hyperæmic; -- said of any part of the body.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of congest.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective overfull as with blood


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