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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·plex·ion /kəmˈplɛkʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 com·plex·ion /kəmˈplɛkʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·plex·ion n.
 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 it.   --I. Watts.
 2. A combination; a complex. [Archaic]
    This paragraph is . . . a complexion of sophisms.   --Coleridge.
 3. The bodily constitution; the temperament; habitude, or natural disposition; character; nature. [Obs.]
    If his complexion incline him to melancholy.   --Milton.
    It is the complexion of them all to leave the dam.   --Shak.
 4. The color or hue of the skin, esp. of the face.
    Tall was her stature, her complexion dark.   --Wordsworth.
 Between the pale complexion of true love,
 And the red glow of scorn and proud disdain.   --Shak.
 5. The general appearance or aspect; as, the complexion of the sky; the complexion of the news.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the coloring of a person's face [syn: skin color, skin
      2: a combination that results from coupling or interlinking;
         "diphthongs are complexions of vowels"
      3: a point of view or general attitude or inclination; "he
         altered the complexion of his times"; "a liberal political
      4: texture and appearance of the skin of the face [syn: skin
      5: (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
      v : give a certain color to; "The setting sun complexioned the