We have put together a list of words that are similar to VICARIOUS.

1 Alternative Words Similar to vicarious

1 Secondary Adjective      Similar Words Like Secondary

4 examples of vicarious

1 vicarious power or authority
2 a vicarious agent or officer
3 a vicarious sacrifice; vicarious punishment; vicarious pleasure
4 vicarious hemorrhage replacing menstruation

10 definitions of vicarious

1 Of or pertaining to a vicar, substitute, or deputy; deputed; delegated.
2 Acting or suffering for another.
3 Performed ,experienced, or suffered in the place of another; substituted.
4 Acting as a substitute; -- said of abnormal action which replaces a suppressed normal function.
5 experienced at secondhand
6 suffered or done by one person as a substitute for another
7 occurring in an abnormal part of the body instead of the usual site involved in that function
8 Felt or undergone as if one were taking part in the experience or feelings of another: read about mountain climbing and experienced vicarious thrills.
9 Endured or done by one person substituting for another: vicarious punishment.
10 Acting or serving in place of someone or something else; substituted.
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