Crowded vs Hectic - What's the difference?

crowded | hectic |


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

is (crowd).

As a noun hectic is

(obsolete) a hectic fever.

crowded

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Containing too many of something; teeming.
  • Synonyms

    * teeming * the world and his wife

    Verb

    (head)
  • (crowd)
  • hectic

    English

    Alternative forms

    * hectick (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to bodily reactions characterised by flushed or dry skin.
  • hectic''' fever; a '''hectic patient
  • Very busy with activity and confusion; feverish.
  • The city center is so hectic at 8 in the morning that I go to work an hour beforehand to avoid the crowds

    Synonyms

    * feverish

    Derived terms

    * hectically

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (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 [...].