[ UK /ɪlˈɪsɪtɪd/ ]
[ US /ɪˈɫɪsɪtɪd/ ]
  1. called forth from a latent or potential state by stimulation
    an elicited response
    evoked potentials
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How To Use elicited In A Sentence

  • Its addition in minute amounts to the nucleoprotein tumor fraction, was expected to suppress the formation of the fibrillar halo if nucleic acids rather that the protein were responsible for the nerve growth promoting effect elicited by this fraction. Nobel Lecture The Nerve Growth Factor: Thirty-Five Years Later
  • All of which has elicited no reaction at all. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the past a recitation of those statements would have elicited a collective nod from any listening Americans.
  • A further clarification of the mystery man's identity still elicited a blank response.
  • Bureau chief Small chided me for using the word screw on the air, which had elicited complaints from the Bible Belt. Staying Tuned
  • This is the story that has preoccupied at least two nations and elicited sympathy around the world. Times, Sunday Times
  • And he does so on the sole basis of the appearance of these images and maledictions in the depictions of Simone's death elicited by torture from the accused.
  • The former involve a description of linguistic structures, usually based on utterances elicited from native-speaking informants.
  • We measured egr-1 in the auditory brainstem and its forebrain targets and found that conspecific whine-chucks elicited greater egr-1 expression than heterospecific whines in all but three regions. Elites TV
  • The Zionists tried to de-bourgeoisify Jews by creating a national economy in which Jews would hold all the jobs, including farmer and soldier, rather than just the bourgeois middle-man-minority jobs at which they made much money, but also elicited dangerous resentment from other peoples. VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Print » David Brooks: The Tel Aviv Cluster
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