[ ih-lis-i-tid ]
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  1. drawn or brought out in response to something: For this language exercise, show the students a common device such as a can opener, ask them what it’s for, and write the elicited words on the board.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of elicit.

Origin of elicited

First recorded in 1630–40; elicit + -ed2 for the adjective; elicit + -ed1 for the verb

Other words from elicited

  • non·e·lic·it·ed, adjective
  • un·e·lic·it·ed, adjective

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