Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun modality

4 senses of modality

Sense 1
modality, mode -- (a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility)
       => logical relation -- (a relation between propositions)

Sense 2
mood, mode, modality -- (verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker)
       => grammatical relation -- (a linguistic relation established by grammar)

Sense 3
modality, sense modality, sensory system -- (a particular sense)
       => sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory faculty -- (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")

Sense 4
modality -- (a method of therapy that involves physical or electrical therapeutic treatment)
       => treatment, intervention -- (care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury))

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