Depth Psychology: The cannibal is the part of your personality that makes no effort to get somewhere on its own but wants to use others to do it. Unmask this freeloader and throw it out!... Dreamers Dictionary
Whether the dream featured cannibals or cannibalism, it is a warning to avoid being tempted into anything risky or underhanded no matter how promising it appears.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Depriving part of the self in order to strengthen another part; destroying parts of the self through insensitivity, hidden hungers, ignorance. Living off energies of others instead of generating own creative energy source. Need to awaken a wider spiritual knowledge to see the interconnection of all life.... The Dream Books Symbols
Although in our society it is not practiced we still maintain primitive traits when seeking divine values beyond our limits. Not surprisingly, the fact that some peoples devour foreigners derives from the belief that those foreigners are regarded as gods, and that through this practice it is possible to attain divinity. Consequently, this dream means that you pay too much attention to external references rather than to your own guidelines.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Anyone who has ever raised teenagers knows all about cannibalism.
(Just kidding!) This dream may reflect dark, destructive and forbidden desires or obsessions. Cannibals literally consume other people’s lives and, along with it, their energy. When interpreting this dream, consider those things which consistently drain you and take away from your enthusiasm and the general quality of your life. It may be any number of things, such as career or a relationship. However, realize that you are not a victim of life, but rather its creator. Thus, make changes which will increase your energies, but not take away from others. Some believe that dreaming about cannibalism is a dream warning the dreamer to stay away from things that are destructive and less than honorable.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To dream of eating human flesh implies there is something about ourselves that we have not come to terms with; something that we may not necessarily want to “give up” so we continue to partake but to our own detriment.... Dream Meanings and Dream Interpretation
Material aspects: To dream of cannibalism usually represents unsophisticated or inappropriate behaviour.
To be aware of eating human flesh may indicate our dislike of unsuitable foods or actions. There is often a part of ourselves we have not ‘internalized’ which we need to absorb.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Cannibalism often represents an insatiable lust to own and possess the life force of the victim(s). Being the victim of cannibalism denotes that the dreamer may feel “eaten alive” by work, a relationship, or a condition in his or her life. Like incest and murder, cannibalism represents the worst form of something forbidden.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia