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dis- +‎ complexion


discomplexion (third-person singular simple present discomplexions, present participle discomplexioning, simple past and past participle discomplexioned)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To change the complexion or hue of.
    • Beaumont and Fletcher, The Coronation, Act I, Scene I.
      Then his band May be disordered and transformed from lace To cutwork ; his rich clothes be discomplexioned With blood, beside the infashionable slashes.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for discomplexion in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)