instrumentality


in·stru·men·tal·i·ty

noun \ˌin(t)-strə-mən-ˈta-lə-tē, -ˌmen-\
plural in·stru·men·tal·i·ties

Definition of INSTRUMENTALITY

1
:  the quality or state of being instrumental
2
:  means, agency

Examples of INSTRUMENTALITY

  1. <computer literacy is only an instrumentality for acquiring an education, and not an end in itself>

First Known Use of INSTRUMENTALITY

1651

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