- The act of gathering into a heap or mass; accumulation.
- An excess of traffic etc.
- Overfullness of the capillary and other blood vessels, etc., in any locality or organ (often producing other morbid symptoms); local hyper/mia, active or passive; as, arterial congestion; venous congestion.
- An excess of mucus or fluid in the respiratory system; congestion of the lungs, or nasal congestion.
- Italian: congestione
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