n. [F. complexion, fr. L.
complexio. See Complex, a.] 1.
The state of being complex; complexity. [Obs.]
Though the terms of propositions may be complex,
yet . . . it is properly called a simple syllogism, since the
complexion does not belong to the syllogistic form of
2. A combination; a complex.
This paragraph is . . . a complexion of
3. The bodily constitution; the
temperament; habitude, or natural disposition; character;
If his complexion incline him to
It is the complexion of them all to leave
4. The color or hue of the skin, esp. of
Tall was her stature, her complexion
Between the pale complexion of true
And the red glow of scorn and proud disdain.
5. The general appearance or aspect; as,
the complexion of the sky; the complexion of the