This page lists 17 colors, including 11 basic colors, that are distinct enough to warrant the inclusion. Or in other words is a mere extension of basic color scheme. The basic colors are red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, pink, brown, gray, black, and white. And the sub-basic colors are peach, cyan, lime, lilac, maroon, and gold.
Table of colors Edit
|purple||compound||red, blue||sea green|
|brown||compound||orange, black||sky blue|
|peach||compound||yellow, pink||navy blue|
|lilac||compound||purple, white||forest green|
Comparative tones Edit
Although gender is used mainly for characterizing person or other animals, it can be used to signify nonliving things that remind about corresponding gender, including colors shown below.
- Masculine colors: red, blue, green, orange, brown, peach, white, gray
- Feminine colors: yellow, purple, pink, black
Blue is overwhelmingly the most common favorite color, faved by roughly 34% of all people. The second most common favorite is green at 13%, then red at 11%. The least common favorite color is gray, faved by just 2%.
The men's most common favorite color is blue, while the least common favorite and the most common least favorite color is pink. The percentage of men faving blue is approaching 38%, while pink is less than 1%.
Like men, blue is the most common favorite color for women, far ahead of others at over 30%. Pink is almost exclusively faved by women, as it is more than 10 times more common than men. There are four other colors that are women-dominant favorites: red, purple, yellow, and peach.
Colors associated with and used for love are called love colors. The four main love colors are red, pink, white, and purple; red and pink are the most common representations. In addition to these, any other basic color can be used for love, albeit less commonly used than the main colors. The most commonly used love color that is not in the top four is brown. The rarest used love color is gray.
The following is common representations of all 16 of these colors.
|red||aggression, love, bad, passion, socialism, communism, Valentine's Day, heat, fire, hell, beauty, leadership, masculinity, injury, danger, blood, death, Christmas, volcanoes, error, blame, courage, mood, stop, sacrifice, struggle, failure, drug intolerance, wrong way|
|blue||ice, water, ocean, sky, heaven, sadness, winter, police, royalty, boys, cold, calmness, magic, trueness, capitalism, sanctity, peacefulness, harmony|
|yellow||sunshine, warmth, sand, desert, fun, happiness, warning, sanctity, preciousness, royalty, friendship, caution, slow, intelligence, cowardice, summer, Easter, autumn, electricity, celebration, joy, hope, praise, optimism, imagination, curiosity, wealth, vitality, fertility|
|green||nature, growth, grass, forest, vitality, fertility, prosperity, good, freshness, fruitfulness, hope, success, calmness, recovery, rejuvenation, tolerance, jealousy, envy, youth, sickness, health, spring, St. Patrick's Day, abundance, money (US), military, monsters, devils|
|orange||warning, autumn, desire, spirit, worship, fire, Halloween, Thanksgiving, prisoners, engineering, determination, compassion, endurance, optimism|
|purple||royalty, Easter, upper class, poison, friendship, engineering, passion, sharing, wisdom, rage, feminism, homosexuality, sympathy, extreme|
|pink||girls, love, health, breast cancer awareness, calmness, fairies, Valentine's Day, spring, Easter, beauty, cuteness, glamour, charm, politeness, sensitivity, tenderness, sweetness|
|brown||soil, wood, autumn, earth, skin, chocolate, coffee, caramel, stone, Thanksgiving, cruel, selfishness, plainness, rustic, poverty|
|gray||depression, boredom, neutrality, undefinedness, old age, contentment, pessimism, metal, military, serenity, purity, joy|
|black||death, mourning, misery, evil, devils, demons, African Americans, darkness, ash, abyss, pessimism, secrets, magic, force, violence, elegance, the end|
|white||ghosts, purity, softness, emptiness, God, life, sickness, lack, winter, snow, ice, heaven, Caucasian, peace, clean, air, sunlight, light, surrender, clouds, frost, milk, cream, good, cotton, angels, spirits, deities, weakness, bones, protagonist, innocence, drugs|
|peach||skin, nakedness, sand, dust, drought, military|
|cyan||sky, tranquility, calmness|
|lime||fertility, spring, growth, energy|
|lilac||spring, Easter, flowers|
|maroon||sacrifice, bravery, mother earth|
|gold||royalty, wealth, elegance, high status, supreme quality, glory|