Variant of complexion
- Historical the combination of the qualities of cold, heat, dryness, and moisture, or of the four humors, in certain proportions believed to determine the temperament and constitution of the body
- Obsolete the temperament or constitution of the body
- the color, texture, and general appearance of the skin, esp. of the face
- general appearance or nature; character; aspect
Origin: Middle English complexioun ; from Old French complexion, combination of humors, hence temperament ; from Classical Latin complexio, combination ; from complexus: see complex
- complexional adjective
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