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Definition 1: a method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment - [noun denoting act]

(modality is a kind of ...) care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)

(... is a kind of modality ) a method of physical therapy that involves generating local heat in body tissues by high-frequency electromagnetic currents

(... is part of modality) therapy that uses physical agents: exercise and massage and other modalities

Definition 2: a particular sense - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for modality in the sense of this definition

(modality is a kind of ...) the faculty through which the external world is apprehended

"in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"

(... is a kind of modality ) the ability to see; the visual faculty

(... is a kind of modality ) any of the sensory systems that mediate sensations of pressure and tickle and warmth and cold and vibration and limb position and limb movement and pain

(... is a kind of modality ) the ability to hear; the auditory faculty

"his hearing was impaired"

(... is a kind of modality ) the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth

"his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"

(... is a kind of modality ) the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents

Definition 3: a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility - [noun denoting linkdef]

Synonyms for modality in the sense of this definition

(modality is a kind of ...) a relation between propositions

Definition 4: verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker - [noun denoting linkdef]

Synonyms for modality in the sense of this definition

(modality is a kind of ...) a linguistic relation established by grammar

(... is a kind of modality ) a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact

(... is a kind of modality ) a mood that represents an act or state (not as a fact but) as contingent or possible

(... is a kind of modality ) a mood (as in Greek or Sanskrit) that expresses a wish or hope; expressed in English by modal verbs

(... is a kind of modality ) a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior

(... is a kind of modality ) some linguists consider interrogative sentences to constitute a mood

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