Meaning of vicarious
Pronunciation: (vī-kâr'ē-us, vi-), [key]
- performed, exercised, received, or suffered in place of another: vicarious punishment.
- taking the place of another person or thing; acting or serving as a substitute.
- felt or enjoyed through imagined participation in the experience of others: a vicarious thrill.
- noting or pertaining to a situation in which one organ performs part of the functions normally performed by another.
- vicarious (Thesaurus)