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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 'modality'

Characteristic of such elisions is the judgement: The difference between news and fiction are only ones of modality.
Collins, Richard Television - policy and culture
The DA, obviously with superior medical knowledge, only serves to perpetuate this false and harmful modality of treatment.
SA Star (2005)
The first is that each modality of sensation is dependent on its private nucleus in the thalamus.
Spiked (2004)


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