Associations to the word «Modality»

Wiktionary

MODALITY, noun. The fact of being modal
MODALITY, noun. (logic) The classification of propositions on the basis on whether they claim possibility, impossibility, contingency or necessity; mode
MODALITY, noun. (linguistics) The inflection of a verb that shows how its action is conceived by the speaker; mood
MODALITY, noun. (medicine) A method of diagnosis or therapy.
MODALITY, noun. Any of the senses (such as sight or taste)
MODALITY, noun. (semiotics) A particular way in which the information is to be encoded for presentation to humans, i.e. to the type of sign and to the status of reality ascribed to or claimed by a sign, text or genre
MODALITY, noun. (theology) The organization and structure of the church, as distinct from sodality or parachurch organizations
MODALITY, noun. (music) The subject concerning certain diatonic scales known as musical modes
MODALITY, noun. (sociology) A concept in Anthony Giddens structuration theory

Dictionary definition

MODALITY, noun. A classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility.
MODALITY, noun. Verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker.
MODALITY, noun. A particular sense.
MODALITY, noun. A method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment.

Wise words

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery