vicarious
1. [ adjective ] experienced at secondhand
Examples:

"read about mountain climbing and felt vicarious excitement"

Related terms: secondary
2. [ adjective ] suffered or done by one person as a substitute for another
Examples:

"vicarious atonement"

Related terms: exchangeable
3. [ adjective ] (medicine) occurring in an abnormal part of the body instead of the usual site involved in that function
Examples:

"vicarious menstruation"

Related terms: medicine abnormal
Similar spelling:   vicariously
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  vigorish
  vicarship
  vigorous