What is Cymbolism?

Color is the ultimate tool a designer has at his or her disposal to communicate feeling and mood.

Cymbolism is a tool that attempts to quantify the association between colors and words, making it simple for designers to choose the best colors for the desired emotional effect.



adj 1: used of physical coldness; having a low or inadequate
temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or
having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a
cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten
cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the
heat"; "a cold beer" [ant: hot]
2: extended meanings; especially of psychological coldness;
without human warmth or emotion; "a cold unfriendly nod";
"a cold and unaffectionate person"; "a cold impersonal
manner"; "cold logic"; "the concert left me cold" [ant: hot]
3: having lost freshness through passage of time; "a cold
trail"; "dogs attempting to catch a cold scent"
4: (color) giving no sensation of warmth; "a cold bluish gray"
5: marked by errorless familiarity; "had her lines cold before
rehearsals started"
6: no longer new; uninteresting; "cold (or stale) news" [syn: stale]
7: so intense as to be almost uncontrollable; "cold fury
gripped him"
8: sexually unresponsive; "was cold to his advances"; "a frigid
woman" [syn: frigid]
9: without compunction or human feeling; "in cold blood";
"cold-blooded killing"; "insensate destruction" [syn: cold-blooded,
inhuman, insensate]
10: feeling or showing no enthusiasm; "a cold audience"; "a cold
response to the new play"
11: unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication; "the boxer
was out cold"; "pass out cold"
12: of a seeker; far from the object sought
13: lacking the warmth of life; "cold in his grave"
n 1: a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory
passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a
cure for the common cold?" [syn: common cold]
2: the absence of heat; "the coldness made our breath visible";
"come in out of the cold"; "cold is a vasoconstrictor"
[syn: coldness, low temperature] [ant: hotness]
3: the sensation produced by low temperatures; "he shivered
from the cold"; "the cold helped clear his head" [syn: coldness]
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