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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Felt as if one were taking part in what is happening to another.

Usage examples (39)
  • As we watched the slide show, we had the vicarious sensation of having actually gone on the trip.
  • vicarious atonement
  • John a sort of acquaintanceship with them at second-hand, a kind of vicarious proprietorship in the privileges of art circles.
  • Read about mountain climbing and felt vicarious excitement for more
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