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: acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly;
"fast film"; "on the fast track in school"; "set a
fast pace"; "a fast car" [ant: slow]
2: (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later
than the correct time; "my watch is fast" [ant: slow]
3: at a rapid tempo; "the band played a fast fox trot" [ant: slow]
4: (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds; "a fast road";
"grass courts are faster than clay"
5: firmly fastened or secured against opening; "windows and
doors were all fast"; "a locked closet"; "left the house
properly secured" [syn: barred, bolted, latched, locked,
6: resistant to destruction or fading; "fast colors"
7: unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a
debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated
and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women" [syn: debauched,
degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine,
profligate, riotous]
8: hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying
glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
[syn: flying, quick]
9: securely fixed in place; "the post was still firm after
being hit by the car" [syn: firm, immobile]
10: unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause; "a firm
ally"; "loyal supporters"; "the true-hearted soldier...of
Tippecanoe"- Campaign song for William Henry Harrison;
"fast friends" [syn: firm, loyal, truehearted, fast(a)]
n : abstaining from food [syn: fasting]
adv 1: quickly or rapidly (often used as a combining form); "how
fast can he get here?"; "ran as fast as he could";
"needs medical help fast"; "fast-running rivers";
"fast-breaking news"; "fast-opening (or fast-closing)
2: firmly or tightly; "held fast to the rope"; "her foot was
stuck fast"; "held tight" [syn: tight]
v 1: abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical
reasons; "Catholics sometimes fast during Lent"
2: abstain from eating; "Before the medical exam, you must
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