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Synonyms of "Overcrowded" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between jam-packed and overcrowded ?
A: Overcrowded is always a bad thing, but jam-packed can be negative, more neutral (expressing amazement, for example, such as ‘wow, I’ve never seen this place so jam-packed!’), or positive (for example, if you are running an event and you’re happy that so many people have come). Jam-packed is also slightly informal.
Q: What is the difference between overcrowded and congested ?
A: Overcrowded:
Too many people in a place beyond what is normal, expected or comfortable.
Example:
At rush hour the train platform becomes overcrowded.

Congested
When a place becomes so crowded it becomes hard to move.
Example:
It took a long time to reach the exit of the contested station.

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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? overcrowded
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