modality modality  /mə ˈdæ lə ti/


  1. (n) a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
  2. (n) verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
  3. (n) a particular sense
  4. (n) a method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment



  1. Marked by repetition of simple materials, it has no conventional structure or harmonic progression, just a ruminative modality that conveys an archaic, otherworldly air.
  2. The point of all this isn't so much what the modality is; it's that the patient has a chance to find one that works.


  • Continued Growth for Unified Communications Company, Modality Systems

    Modality Systems, a specialist provider of consulting services and custom software development for Microsoft Lync based Unified Communications (UC), has announced a 98% growth in revenue for the last financial year and is actively expanding its team as the business goes from strength to strength. (PRWeb June 26, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 26, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "I have written to Mr. ElBaradei to say we are ready to within three weeks to have the modality to solve all the outstanding issues with you," Larijani said at the forum.
    on Feb 11, 2007 By: Ali Larijani Source:

  2. "We hope that in today's talks a modality and framework that satisfies both sides is compiled," Mottaki added, on the sidelines of a conference in Tehran.
    on Jul 19, 2008 By: Manouchehr Mottaki Source: AFP

  3. Or as Adm. Thad Allen, the Coast Guard commandant who Obama wisely put in charge of the Gulf coast oil spill, described BP, "They are necessarily the modality by which this is going to be solved."
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Thad W Allen Source: Houston Chronicle

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