Instrumentality In`stru*men*tal"i*ty, n.; pl. {Instrumentalities}. The quality or condition of being instrumental; that which is instrumental; anything used as a means; medium; agency. [1913 Webster]

The instrumentality of faith in justification. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]

The discovery of gunpowder developed the science of attack and defense in a new instrumentality. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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