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plural noun

  1. see modality

modality (məʊˈdælɪtɪ Pronunciation for modality



(plural) -ties
  1. the condition of being modal
  2. a quality, attribute, or circumstance that denotes mode, mood, or manner
  3. (logic) the property of a statement of being classified under one of the concepts studied by modal logic, esp necessity or possibility
  4. any physical or electrical therapeutic method or agency
  5. any of the five senses

Example Sentences Including 'modalities'

), earned a psychology degree, read over 500 books in the area, and trained in numerous healing modalities.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
A different approach to content was used by C. Brooks Brenneis, who examined differences in `ego modalities " between men and women.
Van de Castle, Robert L. Our Dreaming Mind
At present, we are working on its modalities ' Singh added.
Samachar (2004)
From a research standpoint we can better select our patient populations when evaluating modalities to decrease the rate of preterm delivery.
British Medical Journal (2002)
It will suggest the necessary "constitutional, legal and administrative modalities required for implementation of its recommendations".
Samachar (2005)
Please don't hesitate to contact us immediately to enable us to furnish you with our operative modalities.
Robert Wilson BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
There are few treatment modalities within complementary medicine that are in more overt contradiction to science.
Independent (1998)


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