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Second-Hand EmotionPlay
Use 'vicarious' when expressing feelings felt through someone else's experiences, as if you were part of it. SlideWatching the documentary, I felt a vicarious sense of achievement.
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Imaginative InvolvementPlay
'Vicarious' conveys a deep engagement in another's story without having a direct role. SlideThrough her memoir, I lived a vicarious adventure.
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Emotional ConnectionPlay
It often indicates a strong, sometimes undeservedly intense emotional connection to another's actions. SlideHer win gave me vicarious pride, though I hadn't helped.