ELISION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Speech. The omission of some sounds at the beginning or ending of a word. ELISION: "Saying, How d'you do, is an elision." Related Psychology Terms ARTICULATION DISORDER TELEGRAPHIC SPEECH PHONOLOGY ASYNDESIS AUDITORY BLENDING MALAPROPISM BABBLING BABY TALK ACHROMATIC-CHROMATIC SCALE FEATURE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ELISION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/elision/ (accessed January 22, 2021).