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Modality Definition

  • a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
    synonyms:mode
  • verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
    synonyms:mode, mood
  • a particular sense
    synonyms:sensory system, sense modality
  • a method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment

Sentence Examples

Each line repeats the same modal class.

Realistically speaking, modal and not arithmetical classes should be set up.

This interesting modal piece was written after the composer's illness.

This is really a revival of "modalism."

Unlike modal man, they had never been exhaustively studied.

Very well, he could use that modality to get out from under.

Only modality is lacking to complete Kant’s own fourfold grouping.

I'm less modal than you are, but I make the best of my divergencies.

In the first place, you're so perfectly modal, the government would never suspect you.

There is also one theory which is called causal, and another which is called modal, evolution.

The system of tonality upon which the music of the Middle Age was based was the modal or diatonic.

He issues orders which are instantly obeyed, helping to maintain universal modality in the country.

The four classes, quantity, quality, relation, and modality, are each provided with three categories.

The inflectional changes in the verb to indicate person, number, tense, voice, mode, and modal aspect.

Ellaby had been 6.3 years tardy, but High Falls was an ideally modal community in which people tended to linger.

A social average of individual modalities interests us more than the incommunicable originality of our deeper life.

The first covers the categories of quality and modality, the second those of quantity, the third those of relation.

“They have time for it, evidently,” she mused, “and after all it is certainly more important than modal auxiliaries!”

Further, we have in modern languages many auxiliary words (prepositions, modal verbs) in places where they were formerly not required.

Modal Accidents and the Modal Distinction.