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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being experienced second-hand or through another.

Usage examples (32)
  • The same vicariousness occurs when perception is attributed to one sense while it properly belongs to another.
  • First of all there is that so-called vicariousness of the senses which substitutes one sense for another, in representation.
  • There's a ton of'em out there, "he encouragingly settled, knowing that Bradley was caught up in a kind of vicariousness of the moment, so knew also that to appease him...
  • I think there's a vicariousness thing going on here. for more
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