The act or an instance of eluding or escaping; evasion.
An eluding; escape or avoidance by quickness or cunning; evasion.
Origin of elusion
- Medieval Latin ēlūsiō ēlūsiōn- mockery, contempt from Latin ēlūsus past participle of ēlūdere to escape, mock elude
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition