When you have very pale white skin, this is an example of a situation where you have a ghostly or ivory complexion.
When a neighborhood is run down, this is an example of the complexion of the neighborhood.
Findings that will alter the complexion of the problem.
A conservative political complexion.
Origin of complexion
- Middle English complexioun physical constitution from Old French complexion from Late Latin complexiō complexiōn- balance of the humors from Latin combination from complexus past participle of complectī to entwine complect
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition