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- The quality or degree of being up to date.
- 1923, "Mirrors of Moscow," Time, 07 April, 1923, 
- Outside of politics, the telephone and the cable, all up-to-dateness offends him.
- 1949, George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Part One, Chapter 5, 
- […] he venerated Big Brother, he rejoiced over victories, he hated heretics, not merely with sincerity but with a sort of restless zeal, an up-to-dateness of information, which the ordinary Party member did not approach.
- 2003, Terry Eagleton, Figures of Dissent: Critical Essays on Fish, Spivak, Žižek and Others, London: Verso, p. 144, 
- Of all historical periods, modernity is the only one to designate itself, vacuously, in terms of its up-to-dateness.
- 1923, "Mirrors of Moscow," Time, 07 April, 1923,