Associations to the word «Complexion»


COMPLEXION, noun. (obsolete) (medicine) The combination of humours making up one's physiological "temperament", being either hot or cold, and moist or dry.
COMPLEXION, noun. The quality, colour, or appearance of the skin on the face.
COMPLEXION, noun. (figuratively) The outward appearance of something.
COMPLEXION, noun. Outlook, attitude, or point of view.

Dictionary definition

COMPLEXION, noun. The coloring of a person's face.
COMPLEXION, noun. A combination that results from coupling or interlinking; "diphthongs are complexions of vowels".
COMPLEXION, noun. A point of view or general attitude or inclination; "he altered the complexion of his times"; "a liberal political complexion".
COMPLEXION, noun. Texture and appearance of the skin of the face.
COMPLEXION, noun. (obsolete) a combination of elements (of dryness and warmth or of the four humors) that was once believed to determine a person's health and temperament.
COMPLEXION, verb. Give a certain color to; "The setting sun complexioned the hills".

Wise words

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Leo Tolstoy