vicarious[ vahy-kair-ee-uh s, vi- ]SEE DEFINITION OF vicarious
Synonyms for vicarious
- by proxy
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I could, perhaps, wring a somber, vicarious joy from the things that might have been.
Thus she can have a vicarious career by virtue of what she has put into her husband's.
It is vicarious suffering; for they do not know what is perplexing us.
There they met all the vicarious members of the Pullman Club—the wives.
It is true, it was a vicarious experience, else he would not have lived to profit by it.
I can't understand this passion for vicarious heroism, Johnny.
Nicky had sunk into his chair in his attitude of vicarious, shamefaced misery.
Explain the two-fold nature of this vicarious labor for the dead.
This vicarious situation did not tend to better his condition.
Is vicarious contrition at all more conceivable than vicarious retribution?
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