noun, plural mo·dal·i·ties.
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How to use modality in a sentence
There is some scientific merit to some alternative modalities, such as the well-documented placebo effect.
When dealing with the Iraq War, he never falters or bludgeons the reader on the head with tired modalities.On the Hunt For…: Greg Baxter’s “The Apartment” Review|Elliot Ackerman|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I say somewhere in the book that he had two composition modalities, fast and slow.Murder, Sex, and the Writing Life: Norman Mailer’s Biography|Ronald K. Fried|November 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Preventing disease is derogated, and relegated to the province of alternative modalities.Why We Can and Must Focus on Preventing Alzheimer’s|David Perlmutter, MD|August 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These would be relatively specific, possibly including a general timeline and modalities for future negotiation.
In view of the many differences obtaining between them, how otherwise could modalities form a category?Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
A social average of individual modalities interests us more than the incommunicable originality of our deeper life.A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson|Edouard le Roy
But this division into three modalities or into three states is far from giving the number of the manifestations of being.
The simplisme of M. Zola is not absolute, as but one of the three constituent modalities is omitted, that one being morality.
The personal consciousness is only one of the modalities of the general consciousness.Metapsychical Phenomena|J. Maxwell