Definition of Elicitation

1. Noun. Stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors. "The elicitation of his testimony was not easy"

Exact synonyms: Evocation, Induction
Generic synonyms: Input, Stimulant, Stimulation, Stimulus
Derivative terms: Elicit, Evoke, Evoke



Definition of Elicitation

1. n. The act of eliciting.

Definition of Elicitation

1. Noun. The act of eliciting; ''or'', an elicited thing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elicitation

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Elicitation

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1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"To the Judge Immediate, for ill purposes of judicial procedure, belongs of coura the evidence-elicitation function ..."

2. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1844)
"The elicitation of truth, like the creation of some of the rarer chemical bases, can often only be obtained by the violent action of the composing elements. ..."

3. A Manual of the Art of Prose Composition: For the Use of Colleges and Schools by John Mitchell Bonnell (1867)
"elicitation OF THOUGHT BY QUESTIONS. § 30. The Art of Composition is the combination of the two subordinate arts,—the Art of Invention and the Art of ..."

4. Project Impact edited by Ann McNeal (1998)
"In order to accomplish this goal, we built an experimental computer-supported cooperative environment designed to facilitate the requirements elicitation ..."

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