Describe the color purple without using the word.

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  1. Sunny River profile image60
    Sunny Riverposted 10 years ago

    Describe the color purple without using the word.

    1. Luis Avila profile image61
      Luis Avilaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      the color blue as well as purple was a color that previously had no name, they were named as wine, incredible as it may seem, the night skies or the seas were called with phrases like: tonight we can witness the tones Fruits of a Harvest in the Milky Way

    2. Zainab Mejja profile image73
      Zainab Mejjaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      violet. lavender. lilac.
      plums. blackberries fruits. black current juice.

  2. writinglover profile image75
    writingloverposted 10 years ago

    A 'cool' color (as opposed to warm), color of royalty and wealth. The color of the sky.

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    Michelle Widmannposted 10 years ago

    Dark. Juicy. Seductive. Simultaneously cold enough to suggest danger, but warm enough to draw you in.

    Colour is interesting, as there's no guarantee someone sees colour the same way as you do. But that was my poetic attempt!

  4. Wakerra profile image72
    Wakerraposted 10 years ago

    between red and blue, or just mix those two and you get it

  5. Diana Lee profile image81
    Diana Leeposted 10 years ago

    A deep dark tone noted for spiritual symbols in the Bible.  This color is mentioned in Exod 26:31, Exod 26:31, Acts 16:14, and Esther 8:15.

  6. connorj profile image68
    connorjposted 10 years ago

    Oh yes, the color to associate...
    A "God-Awful" choice of color for a vehicle owned by John.
    A long forgotten color in a song from the 1960s that mentioned people eaters.
    A significant medal of heart and honor distributed to brave and wounded military personnel.
    One of the two original colors of the Los Angeles Kings jersey of the NHL
    The rock and roll band from the 1960s that was called Deep Something.
    One of the most difficult (yet not the most difficult) color-words to rhyme with...
    A six letter word with the consonants p, r, p, l,   
    A six letter word with the vowels:         u,   and e.

  7. cat on a soapbox profile image92
    cat on a soapboxposted 10 years ago

    I would describe purple as the rich color of eggplant. . .

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    Marntzuposted 10 years ago

    A combination of the colors red and blue. Also a former symbol for royalty due to the price to make the color before the discovery of being able to make the color from combining the two others.

  9. Jared Miles profile image68
    Jared Milesposted 10 years ago

    A colour between red and violet, that is associated with Old English royalty, as well as in christian priests. It was originally sourced from a snail, but I can't remember the name. It is common in beetroot, and seen in eggplant.

  10. ChitrangadaSharan profile image91
    ChitrangadaSharanposted 10 years ago

    The colour of Natural Amethyst (precious stone), Phantom masks, Brinzal or Egg plant.

    1. LaurieNunley517 profile image80
      LaurieNunley517posted 10 years agoin reply to this


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    JThomp42posted 10 years ago

    "Prince."............................................................................. smile

  12. Electro-Denizen profile image81
    Electro-Denizenposted 10 years ago

    Interesting idea...I know a blind person who detests descriptions for things which use analogies and so on. He always wants emotional experience of something visual, not an attempted word transcript of a colour, for example, which means nothing to him and leaves him cold.

    So my stab at purple for someone who has no idea what purple is:

    I'm enveloped in darkness yet warmth. My mind spins off to infinite possibilities.

    1. cat on a soapbox profile image92
      cat on a soapboxposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for sharing this important perspective! smile

  13. WillStarr profile image81
    WillStarrposted 10 years ago

    The rich color once reserved to royalty only.

  14. BuffaloGal1960 profile image67
    BuffaloGal1960posted 10 years ago

    A movie with Whoopi and Oprah.

    Plum, grape, eggplant.

    A vibrant sky.

    A bold look.

    The maple leaves amidst the Fall colors.

    A raw amethyst, a birthstone.

    A combination of primaries red and blue.

    Majestic mountains.

  15. Amethystraven profile image71
    Amethystravenposted 10 years ago

    Deep, inviting, warm, meditative, constant, natural, beautiful, infinite, calming, vibrant, sensual. That is what comes to mind. Now I feel good just thinking about it. Thank you.

  16. Anna Haven profile image70
    Anna Havenposted 10 years ago

    It is spiritual, regal and powerful. The colour of kings and mythical lands.
    Suitably warm but also cool. Balanced, beautiful and empowering.

  17. gmwilliams profile image85
    gmwilliamsposted 10 years ago

    The caress of midnight soft velvet draped around me, enveloping me in utter warm darkness. Its  aura drawing me in utter peace and majesty.  The color of majesty combined with utter and decadent sensuality.

  18. Koyna Sen profile image60
    Koyna Senposted 10 years ago

    The color is cool and denotes positivity and peace. It is vibrant yer eye soothing. A rich hue, great to paint walls.

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    swilliamsposted 10 years ago

    The color purple can be described as mysterious yet comforting.

  20. phillippeengel profile image81
    phillippeengelposted 10 years ago

    The silk that drops from the thunder clouds, the vapor mixed with electric sparks coursing through the seas.

  21. Bills Place profile image83
    Bills Placeposted 8 years ago

    Prince and rain, tie dye and rainbows, flowers.

  22. Deborah Minter profile image91
    Deborah Minterposted 6 years ago

    Dark and deep, unless you mean lavender.

  23. talkmary50 profile image64
    talkmary50posted 6 years ago

    soft, cheerful, feminine   color which can blend in or go with most all other colors in home interior and in nature

  24. Rebecca Brewer profile image74
    Rebecca Brewerposted 6 years ago

    California raisins
    a grape

  25. alahiker28 profile image86
    alahiker28posted 4 years ago

    Just before midnight closes its eyelids tight in blackness, she dances across the starry skies like a fairy gypsy bearing the gift of perfect color.

    1. gmwilliams profile image85
      gmwilliamsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      What a beautifully brilliant description of the color purple.

  26. MPG Narratives profile image61
    MPG Narrativesposted 4 years ago

    The colour of amethyst.

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    Rose McCoyposted 4 years ago

    The shade of the sky just before nightfall, before darkness overwhelms; it is an empowering, heavy color, enveloping from all sides, the color of the darkest parts of the ocean and the color of a queen’s tears. It’s the shade of loneliness, of flowering irises, and it’s the kind of color that’s there whether or not you want it to be. It’s the hue of bravery; of valor; and of strength.

  28. EL Doll profile image83
    EL Dollposted 3 years ago

    A crown being placed onto your head as you gaze at your subjects. The color of royalty.

  29. Dense Densyang profile image76
    Dense Densyangposted 3 years ago

    Mt friend's favorite color.


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