ELISION By N., Sam M.S. - 4 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 LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) SPEECH DISORDERS HEARING (AUDITION) PEAK-CLIPPING CREATIVITY TESTS READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) READINESS TESTS ARTICULATION DISORDER TELEGRAPHIC SPEECH JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ELISION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/elision/ (accessed July 4, 2022).