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 especially of persons) having lived for a relatively
long time or attained a specific age; especially not
young; often used as a combining form to indicate an
age as specified as in `a week-old baby'; "an old
man's eagle mind"--William Butler Yeats; "his mother
is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
[ant: young]
2: of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house";
"old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
[ant: new]
3: of an earlier time; "his old classmates"
4: (used for emphasis) very familiar; "good old boy"; "same old
story" [syn: old(a)]
5: lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new;
"moth-eaten theories about race" [syn: stale, moth-eaten]
6: just preceding something else in time or order; "the
previous owner"; "my old house was larger" [syn: previous(a)]
7: of a very early stage in development; "Old English is also
called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from
the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century"
8: old in experience; "an old offender"; "the older soldiers"
[syn: older]
9: used informally especially for emphasis; "a real
honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time";
"went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel" [syn: honest-to-god,
honest-to-goodness, old(a), sure-enough(a)]
n : past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
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