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: not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a
slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps
were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news";
"slow but steady growth" [ant: fast]
2: at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz" [ant: fast]
3: slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity;
"so dense he never understands anything I say to him";
"never met anyone quite so dim"; "although dull at
classical learning, at mathematics he was uncommonly
quick"- Thackeray; "dumb officials make some really dumb
decisions"; "he was either normally stupid or being
deliberately obtuse"; "worked with the slow students"
[syn: dense, dim, dull, dumb, obtuse]
4: (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the
correct time; "the clock is slow" [ant: fast]
5: so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a
boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening
effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his
competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who
couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task
the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious
days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"-
Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully
wearisome" [syn: boring, deadening, dull, ho-hum,
irksome, tedious, tiresome, wearisome]
6: (of business) not active or brisk; "business is dull (or
slow)"; "a sluggish market" [syn: dull, sluggish]
adv 1: 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, easy, tardily]
[ant: quickly]
2: of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch
is running behind" [syn: behind]
v 1: lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated" [syn:
decelerate, slow down, slow up, retard] [ant: accelerate]
2: become slow or slower; "Production slowed" [syn: slow down,
slow up, slack, slacken]
3: cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
[syn: slow down, slow up]
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