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    disregarded unfashionable

    Doesn't "disregarded unfashionable" need "as" in "disregarded (as) unfashionable" or is it redundant?

    19)..Often the objects collected are the cast-offs of society, overtaken by technological advance, used and disposed, outmoded, disregarded unfashionable." Their uselessness becomes their asset.

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    Re: disregarded unfashionable

    Yes, I would use "as" there. Or a comma.

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    Re: disregarded unfashionable

    Hello, Mike.
    May I ask you a question here?
    What do you mean by "Or a comma."?

    Thank you.

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    Re: disregarded unfashionable

    The last item could be "disregarded as unfashionable" or the last word could be a separate item: disregarded, unfashionable.

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    Re: disregarded unfashionable

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The last item could be "disregarded as unfashionable" or the last word could be a separate item: disregarded, unfashionable.
    Thank you, Mike.
    I see. But the latter ("disregarded, unfashionable") is unlikely, isn't it?

    " [...] overtaken by technological advance, used and disposed, outmoded and disregarded as unfashionable." looks correct to me. Am I wrong?

    (Edit) Or probably " [...] overtaken by technological advance, used and disposed, outmoded, disregarded and unfashionable."

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    Re: disregarded unfashionable

    I can't tell. That is why I posted two possibilities. The end of the sentence is a list of negative descriptions.

    "And" would work. That is a matter of style in this construction.

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