- vicariate apostolic,
- vicarious hypertrophy,
- vicarious menstruation,
Origin of vicarious
Examples from the Web for vicariously
Watching her on TV, people will have lived through her vicariously.
In the happy ending, the victim wins and you can vicariously enjoy her retaliation against the other woman.
There could be no surprises, no enigmatic delights, but vicariously he could be young again.The Californians|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
Now it seemed as if remotely and vicariously romance might be coming to him after all, through the boy he adored.The Dust Flower|Basil King
She is not literally, but virtually or officially, representatively or vicariously present wherever her regal authority is swayed.The Mormon Doctrine of Deity|B. H. Roberts
He left the peach untasted—he had a feeling that he might thus, vicariously, atone for the hardships of those others who fought.The Tin Soldier|Temple Bailey
It was vicariously to beguile my brave champion's ears that you were singing so sweetly, dear.The Red Tavern|Charles Raymond Macauley
Word Origin for vicarious
1630s, from Latin vicarius "substitute, deputy" (adj. and n.), from vicis "turn, change, exchange, substitution," from PIE root *weik-, *weig- "to bend, wind" (cf. Sanskrit visti "changing, changeable;" Old English wician "to give way, yield," wice "wych elm;" Old Norse vikja "to bend, turn;" Swedish viker "willow twig, wand;" German wechsel "change"). Related: Vicariously.