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.
She is not literally, but virtually or officially, representatively or vicariously present wherever her regal authority is swayed.
Her heart sank, and she suffered for him vicariously in advance.
By night he vicariously operated a chop-suey palace on Seventh Avenue, where congregated the worst elements of the Tenderloin.
And it is certainly patent to the most out-and-out sceptic that I shall have to get all my Romance vicariously.
Sharing in actual pursuit, whether directly or vicariously in play, is at least personal and vital.
All her activity was in the intellectual field, or else vicariously, through the activity of others.
As a representative of the American people, I received for my nation, vicariously, the stripes intended for many generations.
The Cuban people were vicariously committed to the policy of forcible separation from Spain.
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.
vicarious vi·car·i·ous (vī-kâr'ē-əs, -kār'-, vĭ-)
Felt or undergone as if one were taking part in the experience or feelings of another.
Occurring in or performed by a part of the body not normally associated with a certain function.