Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Vicarious

Vicarious [ vahy-KAIR-ee-uh's, vi- ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. substituting for another
2. endured or experienced by means of imaginatively participating in the experience of another
3. designating or delegating powers or authority to another
4. (physiology) pertaining to a condition where an organ performs a function that is usually performed by another organ
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 His vicarious living was perceived to be unhealthy.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 One of the special feelings in team sport is the vicarious pleasure that comes from unified success.