Mo*dal"i*ty (?), n. [Cf. F. modalit'e.]

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.

 

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