(Mock"ing*ly), adv. By way of derision; in a contemptuous or mocking manner.
(Mock"ing*stock`) n. A butt of sport; an object of derision. [R.]
(Mock"ish), a. Mock; counterfeit; sham. [Obs.]
(Moc"kle) a. See Mickle.
(Mo"co) n. (Zoöl.) A South American rodent allied to the Guinea pig, but larger; called also
(Mo"dal) a. [Cf. F. modal. See Mode.]
1. Of or pertaining to a mode or mood; consisting in mode or form only; relating to form; having the form
without the essence or reality. Glanvill.
2. (Logic & Metaph.) Indicating, or pertaining to, some mode of conceiving existence, or of expressing
(Mo"dal*ist), n. (Theol.) One who regards Father, Son, and Spirit as modes of being, and not
as persons, thus denying personal distinction in the Trinity. Eadie.
(Mo*dal"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. modalité.]
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.
(Mo"dal*ly) adv. In a modal manner.
A compound proposition, the parts of which are united modally . . . by the particles "as" and "so."Gibbs.
(Mode) n. [L. modus a measure, due or proper measure, bound, manner, form; akin to E. mete: cf.
F. mode. See Mete, and cf. Commodious, Mood in grammar, Modus.]
1. Manner of doing or being; method; form; fashion; custom; way; style; as, the mode of speaking; the mode
The duty of itself being resolved on, the mode of doing it may easily be found.Jer. Taylor.
A table richly spread in regal mode.Milton.