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: relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply; "a deep
breath"; "a deep sigh"; "deep concentration"; "deep
emotion"; "a deep trance"; "in a deep sleep" [ant: shallow]
2: marked by depth of thinking; "deep thoughts"; "a deep
3: having great spatial extension or penetration downward or
inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or
outward from a center; sometimes used in combination; "a
deep well"; "a deep dive"; "deep water"; "a deep
casserole"; "a deep gash"; "deep massage"; "deep pressure
receptors in muscles"; "deep shelves"; "a deep closet";
"surrounded by a deep yard"; "hit the ball to deep center
field"; "in deep space"; "waist-deep" [ant: shallow]
4: very distant in time or space; "deep in the past"; "deep in
enemy territory"; "deep in the woods"; "a deep space
5: extreme; "in deep trouble"; "deep happiness"
6: having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range; "a
deep voice"; "a bass voice is lower than a baritone
voice"; "a bass clarinet" [syn: bass]
7: strong; intense; "deep purple"; "a rich red" [syn: rich]
8: relatively thick from top to bottom; "deep carpets"; "deep
9: extending relatively far inward; "a deep border"
10: (of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness";
"a face in deep shadow"; "deep night" [syn: thick]
11: large in quantity or size; "deep cuts in the budget"
12: with head or back bent low; "a deep bow"
13: of an obscure nature; "the new insurance policy is written
without cryptic or mysterious terms"; "a deep dark
secret"; "the inscrutible workings of Providence"; "in
its mysterious past it encompasses all the dim origins of
life"- Rachel Carson; "rituals totally mystifying to
visitors from other lands" [syn: cryptic, cryptical,
inscrutable, mysterious, mystifying]
14: difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary
understanding or knowledge; "the professor's lectures
were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them"; "a
deep metaphysical theory"; "some recondite problem in
historiography" [syn: abstruse, recondite]
15: exhibiting great cunning usually with secrecy; "deep
political machinations"; "a deep plot"
n 1: the central and most intense or profound part; "in the deep
of night"; "in the deep of winter"
2: a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor [syn: trench,
oceanic abyss]
3: literary term for an ocean; "denizens of the deep"
adv 1: to a great depth; "dived deeply"; "dug deep" [syn: deeply]
2: to an advanced time; "deep into the night"; "talked late
into the evening" [syn: late]
3: to far into space; "penetrated deep into enemy territory";
"went deep into the woods";
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