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: posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy
job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house
is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took
the easy way out of his dilemma" [ant: difficult]
2: not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at
a leisurely (or easygoing) pace" [syn: easygoing, leisurely]
3: free from worry or anxiety; "knowing that I had done my
best, my mind was easy"; "an easy good-natured manner";
"by the time the child faced the actual problem of reading
she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
[syn: at ease] [ant: uneasy]
4: affording pleasure; "easy good looks"
5: having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle
rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at
the window" [syn: gentle, soft]
6: in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich;
"they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards";
"easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is
well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the
community" [syn: comfortable, prosperous, well-fixed,
well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do]
7: not harsh; causing little distress; "an easy penalty"
8: readily exploited or tricked; "an easy mark"; "an easy
9: marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle
slope" [syn: gentle]
10: performing adroitly and without effort; "her easy grace"; "a
facile hand" [syn: facile]
11: not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient
rules" [syn: lenient]
12: affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
13: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy
virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women";
"wanton behavior" [syn: light, loose, promiscuous,
sluttish, wanton]
14: less in demand and therefore readily obtainable;
"commodities are easy this quarter"
15: plentiful and therefore at low interest rates; easy to come
by; "easy money"
adv 1: with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for
`easily'); "she was easily excited"; "was easily
confused"; "he won easily"; "this china breaks very
easily"; "success came too easy" [syn: easily]
2: without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for
`slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is
slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I
can see the sights" [syn: slowly, slow, tardily]
[ant: quickly]
3: in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to
take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard) [syn: soft]
[also: easied, easiest, easier]
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