Associations to the word «Elusive»


ELUSIVE, adjective. Evading capture, comprehension or remembrance.
ELUSIVE, adjective. Rarely seen.
ELUSIVE, adjective. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) Difficult to describe.

Dictionary definition

ELUSIVE, adjective. Difficult to describe; "a haunting elusive odor".
ELUSIVE, adjective. Skillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline.
ELUSIVE, adjective. Difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze; "his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change"; "a subtle difference"; "that elusive thing the soul".
ELUSIVE, adjective. Making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home".

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia