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modality

mo·dal·i·ty

modality

 
pronunciation:
mo dae lih ti
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: modalities
definition 1: the state or condition of being modal.
definition 2: a specific manner, characteristic, or pattern that is peculiar to a person or group.
Losing his temper seems to be his modality for handling difficult situations.
similar words:
idiom
definition 3: in logic, the categorizing of propositions according to their function in affirming or negating their content.
definition 4: in medicine, the use of, or manner of use of, a therapy or therapeutic substance.
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