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Pink (color)
 
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Pink is a pale red color that is named after a flower of the same name. It was first used as a color name in the late 17th century. According to surveys in Europe and the United States, pink is the color most often associated with charm, politeness, sensitivity, tenderness, sweetness, childhood, femininity and the romantic.

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Meaning of Pink

  • Pink is the color for embarrassment, because of the pink blushing cheeks.
  • Around the world, pink is used to represent love.
  • In the west, pink is the color for the female gender.
  • Pink means one is in a good condition of health. That is why there is an idiom called "in the pink" - example: These animals are in the pink today.

Meaning of Pink Elsewhere

  • In India, pink is the color of masculinity.
  • In Japan, Pink is the color most associated with springtime, and loosely associated with young men.

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