HyperDic: sense_modality

English > 1 sense of the expression sense modality:
NOUNcognitionsense modality, modality, sensory systema particular sense
English > sense modality: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA particular sense.
Synonymsmodality, sensory system
Narrowerhearing, audition, auditory sense, sense of hearing, auditory modalityThe ability to hear
sight, vision, visual sense, visual modalityThe ability to see
smell, sense of smell, olfaction, olfactory modalityThe faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
somatosenseAny 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
taste, gustation, sense of taste, gustatory modalityThe faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth
Broadersense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory facultyThe faculty through which the external world is apprehended

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