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: having a pleasant taste (as of sugar) [ant: sour]
2: having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub; "an
angelic smile"; "a cherubic face"; "looking so seraphic
when he slept"; "a sweet disposition" [syn: angelic, angelical,
cherubic, seraphic]
3: pleasing to the ear; "the dulcet tones of the cello" [syn: dulcet,
honeyed, mellifluous, mellisonant]
4: one of the four basic taste sensations; very pleasant; like
the taste of sugar or honey
5: pleasing to the senses; "the sweet song of the lark"; "the
sweet face of a child"
6: pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge" [syn: gratifying]
7: having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the
odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June";
"scented flowers" [syn: odoriferous, odorous, perfumed,
scented, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling]
8: (used of wines) having a sweet taste [ant: dry]
9: not soured or preserved; "sweet milk" [syn: fresh, unfermented]
10: with sweetening added [syn: sugared, sweetened]
11: not having a salty taste; "sweet water" [syn: unsalty]
n 1: English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics
(1845-1912) [syn: Henry Sweet]
2: a dish served as the last course of a meal [syn: dessert,
3: a food rich in sugar [syn: confection, confectionery]
4: the taste experience when sugar dissolves in the mouth [syn:
sweetness, sugariness]
5: the property of containing sugar [syn: sweetness]
adv : in an affectionate or loving manner (`sweet' is sometimes a
poetic or informal variant of `sweetly'); "Susan
Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly"; "how sweet
the moonlight sleeps upon this bank"- Shakespeare;
"talking sweet to each other" [syn: sweetly]
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