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vicarious

Pathol (of menstrual bleeding) occurring at an abnormal site
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The researchers from Tokyo University of the Arts and the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Japan posited that, sadness or tragedy experienced through art is perceived as more pleasurable due to its vicariousness.
Similarly in the wedding song, the vicariousness of Sappho links the 'I' with the 'you' of the bride.
Deineka's pictures convey Soviet experience with an intensity and immediacy that belie Greenberg's allegation of vicariousness.
With racing my experience was necessarily going to be at the very extremity of vicariousness.
And so, instead of celebrating remote control, Bilal and Jacir call attention to the plight of two victimized communities, and to the importance of self-determination and responsibility, in place of vicariousness or remote control.
If Derrida is correct, and "What is absolutely foreclosed [in Kantian aesthetics] is not vomit, but the possibility of a vicariousness of vomit, of its replacement by anything else" (25), then the Unnamable's verbal diarrhea, in its capacity to imitate and step in for "the stories it spews," allows Beckett, finally, provisionally, to move beyond Kant.