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vi·car·i·ous

(vī-kar'ē-ŭs),
Acting as a substitute; occurring in an abnormal situation.
[L. vicarius, from vicis, supplying place of]

vicarious

/vi·car·i·ous/ (vi-kar´e-us)
1. acting in the place of another or of something else.
2. occurring at an abnormal site.

vicarious

(vī-kâr′ē-əs, vĭ-)
adj.
1. Experienced or felt by empathy with or imaginary participation in the life of another person: read about mountain climbing and experienced vicarious thrills.
2. Endured or done by one person substituting for another: vicarious punishment.
3. Committed or entrusted to another, as powers or authority; delegated.
4. Physiology Occurring in or performed by a part of the body not normally associated with a certain function.

vi·car′i·ous·ly adv.
vi·car′i·ous·ness n.

vi·car·i·ous

(vī-kar'ē-ŭs)
Acting as a substitute; assumption of function or character of another person or thing.
[L. vicarius, from vicis, supplying place of]
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