Definition of polymodality in US English:

polymodality

noun

  • 1Music. The use of two or more modes in a piece.

  • 2Statistics. = multimodality.

Origin

1920s. From poly- + modality. In sense 1 apparently after Italian polimodalità.

Pronunciation

polymodality

/ˌpɒlɪmə(ʊ)ˈdalɪti/