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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mo·dal·i·ty /moˈdæləti/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mo·dal·i·ty /moˈdælətɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mo·dal·i·ty n.
 1. The quality or state of being modal.
 2. Logic & Metaph. A modal relation or quality; a mode or point of view under which an object presents itself to the mind.  According to Kant, the quality of propositions, as assertory, problematical, or apodeictic.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a classification of propositions on the basis of whether
           they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
           [syn: mode]
      2: verb inflections that express how the action or state is
         conceived by the speaker [syn: mood, mode]
      3: a particular sense [syn: sense modality, sensory system]
      4: a method of therapy that involves physical or electrical
         therapeutic treatment