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: being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified
existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people;
not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real
illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is
earnest!"- Longfellow [syn: existent] [ant: unreal]
2: no less than what is stated; worthy of the name; "the real
reason"; "real war"; "a real friend"; "a real woman";
"meat and potatoes--I call that a real meal"; "it's time
he had a real job"; "it's no penny-ante job--he's making
real money" [syn: real(a)] [ant: unreal]
3: being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of
something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a
desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma" [syn: actual,
genuine, literal]
4: not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin; "real
mink"; "true gold" [syn: true]
5: not to be taken lightly; "statistics demonstrate that
poverty and unemployment are very real problems"; "to the
man sleeping regularly in doorways homelessness is real"
6: possible to be treated as fact; "tangible evidence"; "his
brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to
the poor" [syn: tangible]
7: being value measured in terms of purchasing power; "real
prices"; "real income"; "real wages" [ant: nominal]
8: having substance or capable of being treated as fact; not
imaginary; "the substantial world"; "a mere dream, neither
substantial nor practical"; "most ponderous and
substantial things"- Shakespeare [syn: substantial, material]
[ant: insubstantial]
9: (of property) fixed or immovable; "real property consists of
land and buildings; real estate"
10: coinciding with reality; "perceptual error...has a
surprising resemblance to veridical perception"-
F.A.Olafson [syn: veridical]
11: founded on practical matters; "a recent graduate
experiencing the real world for the first time"
n 1: any rational or irrational number [syn: real number]
2: an old small silver Spanish coin
adv : used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally
for `really'; `rattling' is informal; "she was very
gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable
evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good
yarn" [syn: very, really, rattling]
[also: reis (pl), reales (pl)]
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