One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a way that is experienced in the imagination through the actions of another person.‘she was living vicariously through her children’‘we vicariously participate in their daily rituals’
- ‘He refers to the sympathetic reader who vicariously extrapolates the speaker's pain.’
- ‘In the postmodern text, experiencing the sublime by vicariously transcending the self is an object of satire.’
- ‘Tchaikovsky's tragic sense of guilt led him to project himself vicariously into his female characters to convey the emotions he felt for men.’
- ‘By representing us, the athlete makes all of us vicariously completed men.’
- ‘In movies we get to vicariously fight back against the things or people that do the dirty on us.’
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