As adjectives the difference between crowded and hectic
is that crowded
is containing too many of something; teeming while hectic
is pertaining to bodily reactions characterised by flushed or dry skin.
As a verb crowded
As a noun hectic is
(obsolete) a hectic fever.
Containing too many of something; teeming.
* the world and his wife
* hectick (obsolete)
Pertaining to bodily reactions characterised by flushed or dry skin.
Very busy with activity and confusion; feverish.
- hectic''' fever; a '''hectic patient
- The city center is so hectic at 8 in the morning that I go to work an hour beforehand to avoid the crowds
(obsolete) A hectic fever.
(obsolete) A flush like one produced by such a fever.
* 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , II.147:
- For still he lay, and on his thin worn cheek / A purple hectic played like dying day / On the snow-tops of distant hills [...].