Brown is often associated with the EARTH. In a Christian context, it can mean spiritual death, or a segregation or “death” to the world because some groups of monks, friars, etc... wear brown. Hindu belief links this color to the northern region. Often related to autumn, melancholy. As a Victorian symbol, shows lack of emotion. Sorrow, barrenness. Characteristics of those inclined to brown are calmness, passivity, conservative, dependable, practical and earthly.

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