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Noun: modality  mow'da-li-tee
  1. A classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity, possibility or impossibility
    - mode
     
  2. A verb inflection expressing how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
    - mood, mode
     
  3. A particular sense
    - sense modality, sensory system
     
  4. A method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment

Derived forms: modalities

Type of: grammatical relation, intervention, logical relation, sensation, sense, sensory faculty, sentience, sentiency, treatment

Part of: physiatrics, physical therapy [US], physio [Brit, informal], physiotherapy [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Modality