Violet is a bricht bluish purpie color that taks its name frae the violet flouer. On the tradeetional colour wheel uised bi painters, it is locatit atween blue an purpie. Violet is at the heicher end o the veesible spectrum, wi a wavelength atween approximately 380-450 nanometers. Licht wi a shorter wavelength than violet but langer than X-rays an gamma rays is cried ultraviolet, an is not veesible tae the human ee.
Accordin tae surveys in Europe an the Unitit States, violet is the colour maist commonly associated wi the extravagant, the individualist, ambiguity, the unconventional, an the airtificial.