The meaning of Denial in dream | Dream interpretation
If you dreamed that someone else was in a state of denial, you may be too forceful with your opinions. Remember that others have a right to disagree with you.
If you dreamed of being in a state of denial yourself, your dream is alerting you to a similar situation in real life. You have all the facts but are not putting them together properly. Also see “Accuse/Accusation”.
Discernment is present when dreaming, and the truth uncovered
To dream of your own age, indicates that perversity of opinion will bring down upon you the indignation of relatives.
For a young woman to dream of being accused of being older than she is, denotes that she will fall into bad companionship, and her denial of stated things will be brought to scorn.
To see herself looking aged, intimates possible sickness, or unsatisfactory ventures.
If it is her lover she sees aged, she will be in danger of losing him. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
3. Feelings of ignorance.
4. Codependence (leading the blind).
5. Adventures to come (also leading the blind). ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. Possible health issues.
3. Denial of difﬁculties, often in relationships (to try to hide a bruise).
4. Concern with outward appearances. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. Will soon be admired for kindness and tact.
3. To keep in a state of denial and defense, usually in a relationship. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. Denial—usually emotional, often in relationships or in life.
3. A lack of intensity, drama or “overdoing” the obvious. ... New American Dream Dictionary
2. Domestic disharmony, unhappiness, especially if the cloth is dirty.
3. Family secrets or denials. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A book or a letter in a dream also signifies fame or public knowledge.
If one sees himself carrying a sealed letter in a dream, then it means that he will receive confidential news or a report.
If a book or a letter is carried by a child in a dream, it means glad tidings.
If it is carried by a servant or a housekeeper, then it means glad tidings and good news.
If a letter is carried by a woman, then one could expect a quick relief from his trouble.
If the letter which the woman is carrying in the dream is an open letter, and if the woman is wearing a veil, it means that the news she is bringing must be treated carefully.
If the woman is wearing perfume, then one could expect good news and a commendation for his work.
If one sees himself holding a closed book in a dream, it means the end of his life in this world.
If one sees a flyer or a public announcement in display by the authorities in a dream, it means that he will gain leadership, happiness and income.
If one sends a sealed letter to someone, which is returned to him unopened in the dream, it means losing a war to one’s enemy. Ifhe is a merchant, it means that he will suffer losses in his business.
If he is seeking marriage, it means the denial of his request.
If one sees himself carrying a book, a record, or a letter in his right hand in a dream, and ifhe had an argument, or a confusing deal, or doubt about something, it means that he will bring clarity to that problem. Ifhe is incarcerated or ifhe is sufferingfrom persecution, it means that he will bring proof of his innocence and escape from his difficulties.
If he is depressed, it means that he will be able to dispel his worries.
If he is travelling in a foreign country, it means that he will find a way back to his mother land, where he will find happiness again. Carrying a book or a letter in one’s left hand in a dream means that he has done something bad, or something which he will regret. Carrying a book in the right hand denotes a prosperous year.
If a stranger takes one’s book away from him in the dream, it means that someone will take away from him his most precious and endeared thing. Tearing a book into pieces in a dream means getting rid of one’s trouble or becoming free from trials or evil encounters and receiving benefits. Holding to a sealed book, decree, or a letter in a dream also signifies abidingby the rules of one’s superior. Holding a sealed book in one’s dream also signifies success, leadership and honor. Ifone is seeking marriage and sees a sealed book in his hand in a dream, it means that his betrothal to someone will end in marriage. Seeing or receiving a blank letter or a book from someone in a dream means absence of his news, or not knowing where he lives.
If one sees a book descending to him from the heavens and if he thinks in the dream that he understood the contents, then whatever good or bad news it brings, it will be the same in wakefulness.
A book in a dream also represents one’s companion, or an intimate friend. Seeing a book in a dream also could signify recovering from an illness.
A hardcover book if the content is unknown represents dishonesty, deceit, a cheap product or selling a sealed package with undisclosed contents, or it could represent an old woman. Bringing books into one’s home in a dream signify hearing news about an honest and a pious person, learning happy stories from a reporter or becoming acquainted with religious thoughts.
(Also see Encyclopedia; Letter; Write; Writer)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A private garden in a dream may mean stinginess, or refusing to satisfy the needs of someone who asks for help, whether his needs are financial or relating to acquiring knowl216 edge.
A house garden in a dream also represents one’s private devotion, fasting, asceticism, piety, fear of wrongdoing, celebrating God’s praises and exalting His holiness.
A house garden in a dream also could mean a marriage within the family, insanity on the part of that house dwellers, paying a financial penalty, or it could mean an imposition.
(Also see Garden; Nursery)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If he denies what is false in the dream, it means that he will defend what is true and attack what is false.
To deny others’ favors in a dream is an indication of injustice, and to deny the Godliness of our Creator, Sustainer and Cherisher in a dream means ingratitude and atheism.
(Also see Disbelief; Irreligious; Uncertainty)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The books in our dreams can represent our memories, learned understanding, ideas, or viewpoints. They can alert us to the fact that we have something new to learn and that we should spend time on mastering new tasks. Pay attention to what kind of book you are seeing in your dream and its purpose in the larger context of the dream. Also, note reading any passages or specific messages from the book. At times the book may be pointing to new themes or purposes in your life. Pay attention! The unconscious mind is constantly making attempts to communicate with the conscious in such ways that the dreamer will recognize it without panic or denial. Superstition-based dream interpretations say that if you are dreaming of books, you can be assured of slow but steady progress in your life. See also: School, Library... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
It is a release of negative emotion, frustration, or fear. On the other hand, you could be experiencing the tears of joy. Due to repression or denial, sometimes people are unable to express their feelings. In the dream state some of our defense mechanisms may relax and an emotional release occurs. Some emotional dreams may be compensatory in nature. Thus, if you never cry in daily life, you may cry in your dreams.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If glass is shattered in your dream, it could symbolize breaking of both negative and positive things.
For example, it could represent the breaking of illusions, denial, and deception. On the more negative side, it could also represent the shattering of dreams or hopes that a person has been holding close to his heart. Old dream interpretation books say that looking through a clear glass is a sign of good luck and through a dirty glass symbolizes domestic difficulties.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If there is melancholy or despair, it remains fixed. Thus, dreaming of Saturn might call your attention to unpleasant aspects of life or to self-negating emotions. However, the psyche may be providing you with knowledge that can be used to motivate and transform current reality through hard work and self-discipline. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The storm in your dreams may be a reflection of some difficulty in your life. Consider all of the details and notice if you took shelter from the storm or were you swept away by it. Did the storm pass you by, were you safe, or did you suffer? All of us experience difficulties in life and our dreams make an attempt to bring us into awareness and out of denial. Think about the storms in your life, how you will weather them, and what you can do to make them subside.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
For example it could represent the breaking of illusions, denial and deceptions. On the more negative side, it could also represent the shattering of some dream or hope that a person has been holding close to their heart. Traditionally, looking through a clear glass is a sign of good luck, and through a dirty glass symbolizes domestic difficulties. Drinking from, or seeing, sparkling glassware is very good luck for the dreamer.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
The cross is a standing figure with arms outstretched, a church’s structure a representation of the body, and the miracle of sexual reproduction—the mystery enacted within it; a maypole, the penis. Therefore various things can represent our body or aspects of ourself. Seeds, swallowed teeth can be sperm, anything long and pointed, even a linger, can be the penis; anything hairy, a male; anything receptive like a bottle, bowl or cave, a woman or vagina.
A body, or our body, also represents physical life; material existence; the process which causes growth and aging. This includes all the processes of nature in us.
A dead body: our skin or shape is felt as our boundary, the edge of our universe.
The dead body depicts a whole set of personality traits or attitudes, very often potentials, which have been denied life by us. We have not allowed them expression.
A person hun in love might kill out any feelings towards the opposite sex. This ‘dead pan of them can be shown as a body. May also be the way we meet feelings about death. Sickness in body: can refer to an awareness of illness in pan of body shown. Most often depicts psychological problem symbolised by pan of body— see body pans below. Maggots in body: possible need to cleanse body of toxins or infection, sense of dis-ease emotionally in that area of self. Iniunes: huns or events that may lead to emotional scars—see body areas below. See dead people dreams; hiding.
Bodiless: Example: lI felt as if I was going very deep inside myself. It was dark but at first there were noises of the world around me. I seemed to go in much deeper and it was very dark, but with the feeling of great space. Everything was all right until I didn’t hear any noise at all, all that space and no noise was too much and my whole body freaked out and then pulled out very fast before I could stop it’ (Kate P).
The ‘noises’ around us, sensory impressions, other people s expressed feelings and actions, are building bricks for our sense of self. In a real sense we create each other by believing in each other. With prolonged absence of other people and events, and especially if we lose our noises’ and body awareness, we feel we—our sense of identity—is dying. Bodiless- ness may therefore show us feeling unrecognised, unnoticed. May also be feelings of loneliness; being cut off from sexuality and body drives. In its positive side it is exploration of the unconscious and void. See identity and dreams.
If you are right handed, the left of the body: represents inner feelings which support outer action, such as confidence, our less used or supportive functions.
If we are an intellectual, the left might depict one’s feelings, and vice versa.
The left may represent our mother’s influence in our life and body.
The right of the body: our outer activity and dominant functions; expressed abilities; our father’s influence in life and body.
If father is an anxious man there might be a lot more signs of stress on this side of the body. Top half of body: thinking, feeling. Bottom half: sexuality and instincts. Half a body: if top missing, lack of thinking and higher emotion; if bottom, trauma to, loss or denial of, sexuality and sensuality. Old head on baby body: immature sexuality and emotions; vice versa: immature personality. Dismembered body: emotional or mental stress and breakdown; may be followed by emergence of new self.
The areas of our body are sometimes thought of as sense organs. This may seem strange but is very simple. Without language, communication would be difficult. So language enables us to sense what another being is communicating.
If we had been castrated or had a hysterectomy prior to adolescence, we would never develop sexually. Without that development we would not understand two kissing people; or what a mother was feeling when she held her baby. Out of the sex drive develops a whole world of feelings and tenderness which enables us to understand many things we see in the world.
It is therefore important when reading the particular descriptions below to remember that each psychological area of our body gives us some insight into ourself and life around us, which is missing if the area is injured or traumatised. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Woman’s dreams—Armpit or leg hair: social expression of sexuality or physicality. Head hair: may be expression of female sexuality, as Paul’s suggestion women should cover hair in church. Hair on chest of female, even child: the male side of the woman, might be parents’ desire for a boy generating male characteristics.
Man’s dreams—Beard: might represent uncenainty, so hiding behind the beard; male sexuality. White beard: wisdom or experience. Very long beard: sense of eternal. Baldness ageing, feeling obsolete. Chest hair: masculinity, virility.
Idioms: keep your hair on; hair raising; have us by the shon hairs; let one’s hair down; make your hair curl/stand on end; didn’t tum a hair, put hairs on your chest; tear one’s hair out; split hairs. See shampoo. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
A warning dream. Important to be more careful how you use your energies.
A need to tell the truth to others and to self.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
A woman is not likely see herself as a castrated man, and aggressive masculinity is today accepted by man and woman as an important part of themselves and does not need to be punished with castration. Castration dreams today are mostly seen as referring to work and vitality. Also, castration dreams dreamed by women and men are often a reference to their relationship.
If a relationship is problematic and a partner feels restricted, fantasies and images about castration are normal. Castration dreams, in rare cases, may also have a positive side: one is liberating oneself from burdensome tasks. See Donkey, Genital Organ, Sexuality.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Accidents: Inability to focus on the here and now.
Aging: Lack of appreciation for the natural stages of life.
Alcohol: Doubts regarding your self-control.
Aloneness: Low self-esteem and the need for others to validate you.
Amnesia: Insecurity about your identity.
Animals: Basic instincts that are threatening to spill over into your waking life.
Ants: Inability to cooperate with others.
Bacteria: fear of being affected by others.
Baldness: fear of losing the ability to think clearly.
Beards: Suspicion over what someone is hiding.
Bedtime: Fear of dying before certain goals are accomplished.
Beggars: Fear of appearing helpless or difficult feelings when faced with another person’s neediness.
Birds: Fear of freedom or success.
Black/dark: Fear of what you do not understand.
Blindness: Dread of losing your perceptive skills.
Blood: Dread of losing your inner strength.
Blushing: Fear of embarrassment.
Body odor: Dread of offending others.
Books: Fear of the opinions or criticism of others.
Brain disease: Fear of losing your reason.
Buildings, high: Fear of being forced into a situation in which you feel you have no control.
Bullets: Fear of loss of self-control.
Burglars: Sense of vulnerability.
Buried alive: Fear that a pending plan will not have a chance to prove itself.
Cancer: Fear of negativity, poor health.
Cats: Fear of loss of independence.
Childbirth: Fear of change or new beginnings.
Children: Fear of the child within.
Clocks: Fear of falling behind in your schedule or commitments.
Clowns: Fear of letting your guard down.
Coitus/sex: Fear of getting close to another person.
Cold: Fear of becoming lazy or apathetic.
Color: Fear of standing out.
Computers: Fear of learning new things.
Confined spaces: Fear of getting into situations in which you feel trapped.
Constipation: Feeling unable to express yourself.
Cooking: Aversion to planning things.
Cross: Fear of being reminded of sacrifices you need to make or have made.
Dancing: Dislike of showing emotion.
Daylight: Fear of exposure.
Death/corpses: Refusal to accept reality.
Decisions: Fear of taking responsibility.
Demon/goblin: Fear of life’s negatives.
Dentists: Fear of someone changing your mind.
Disease: Fear of problems.
Doctor: Aversion to the opinions of others.
Dolls: Tendency to look at the motives of others with suspicion.
Electricity: Dislike of control from anyone but yourself.
Empty rooms: Suggests lack of vision.
Fat/gaining weight: Fear of loss of self-control.
Fire: Fear of emotional outbursts.
Fish: Revulsion towards anything associated with religion or spiritual growth.
Floods: Fear of being emotionally overwhelmed.
Flowers: Denial of your talents.
Flying: Fear of expressing your opinions.
Food: Fear of nourishing an aspect of yourself.
Gay/lesbian: Fear of human diversity or traits different to yourself.
Ghosts: Fear of your past returning to haunt you.
Gold: Inability to handle money.
Hallowe’en: Dread of discovering hidden aspects of another person’s character.
Heat: This suggests procrastination and the avoidance of challenge.
Heights: Reluctance to advance due to fear of failure.
Hell: Fear of depression.
Horses: Fear of others seeing your own wild nature.
Hospitals: Fear of change.
Houses: Fears about personal security.
Hurricanes/tornados: Aversion to fanaticism.
Injections: Fear of the new and different invading your personal space.
Insanity: Fear of losing grip on reality.
Insects: Inability to deal with life’s irritations.
Jumping: Fear of becoming impatient.
Lightning/thunder: Reluctance to experience new insights.
Machinery: desire to avoid assistance.
Medicine: Lack of trust.
Men: Distrust of men or problems accepting masculine traits within yourself.
Mice: Worry over something invading or upsetting your routine.
Mirrors: Apprehension over facing yourself or knowing yourself.
Money: Avoidance of responsibility.
Myths: Fear of hearing the truth about a situation.
Night: This implies someone with an overactive imagination.
Noise: Someone who is easily distracted.
Old people: Fear of aging or mortality.
Open spaces: Fear of exposure.
Opposite sex: Being out of touch with your opposite gender characteristics.
Outer space: Feeling helpless and weightless.
Pain: Fear of being hurt in waking life.
Performing: Panic about being watched or judged.
Plant: Fear of not using your natural talents and not measuring up to expectations.
Railways/trains: Fear of not being able to change direction.
Relatives: Fear of others knowing things about you.
Reptiles: Fear of what you do not understand.
Ridicule: Fear of being criticized.
School: Fear of the inability to reach your potential.
Shadows: Suspicions about all sorts of things.
Snakes: Fear of what you do not understand.
Speaking aloud: Fear of being criticized for speaking your mind.
Speed: The need to take things slower.
Spiders: Fear of being manipulated by others.
Stairs: Fear of moving forward.
Stuttering: Fear of not being able to express yourself.
Swallowing: Fear of being gullible.
Technology: Distrust over advancements.
Telephones: Aversion to communication without being able to read the other’s body language.
Tests: Trepidation about your ability or competence; fear of failure.
Tombstones: Fear of facing your mortality.
Ugliness: Inability to face reality.
Walking: Fear of being independent.
Wind: Fear of showing emotion.
Women: Fear of not being accepted by others or inability to accept feminine traits within yourself.... The Element Encyclopedia
Lightning as a natural occurrence indicates a repressed effect, denial that wants to be expressed or lived out through sudden aggressive action; an uncontrolled release of great energies. Fighting (“lighting into somebody”).
According to Artemidorus, the 2nd century dream interpreter, a good omen.
According to Freud, a phallic symbol. Jung also stated that everything that strikes something has to be interpreted as a phallic symbol.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
The image of the madonna may also be pointing to sexual repression and a bad conscience, because of the dreamer’s attitude about his or her own sexuality and / or femininity.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
2- If we dream of being Buddhist, we need to look at the difference between western and eastern religion.
3- Spiritual Clarity and all that it entails.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
For instance, a feather pillow would suggest gentle support, whereas a stone pillow would represent a degree of rigidity.
2- Sometimes, when the dreamer is going through a period of self-denial, he will deny himself any comfort symbolism and so his pillow may disappear.
To dream of a pillow fight indicates a mock conflict.
3- Spiritual comfort and ease are represented by the pillow.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
2- Poverty in a dream can be conveyed by poor surroundings.
It may be that we need to deal with our surroundings rather than ourselves.
3- Spiritual poverty can be self- denial.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream of savings we did not know we had would suggest that we are able to summon up extra energy or time, perhaps by using material or information from the past.
To dream of making savings in the present suggests we may need to give consideration to the wherewithal we have in the here and now to succeed in the future.
If we arc aware of our goal in making savings we should perhaps make long-term plans.
2- When we dream of savings we are aware of the need for conservation. fhis may be on a personal level or in a more global sense.
If there is a feeling of self-denial in our making savings we may not have managed our resources properly in the past and are having to suffer for it now.
If someone else gives us their savings we are able to use their knowledge and expertise. Conversely, if we give our savings away we no longer have need of whatever those savings mean to us.
3- In the spiritual sense, savings suggests those talents and abilities which we have or have developed, but have not yet used, particularly those for the Greater Good.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A need which may be perfectly manageable in ordinary everyday life becomes a yearning and seeking in dreams. Such a dream would highlight an emotion which we may need to look at in order to understand.
2- If we have suppressed our needs through long habit or self-denial, an urgency may emerge in dreams for the very thing we have consciously denied.
3- The dreamer may have become somewhat impatient in his seemingly never-ending search for his spiritual self. This is often symbolised by a yearning feeling in a dream.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A self-imposed hermetic retreat for the purpose of delving further into your Higher Self or communing with God.
Being buried in sand, or engulfed in quicksand, equates to a kind of death or burial dream in which you feel completely engulfed by people or circumstances that drain your resources, but never give anything back.
Denial and refusing to see the truth for what it is (e.g., “having one’s head in the sand”).
Sand paintings among Native Americans represent healing and knowledge, especially of a spiritual nature. Observe this dream closely to see if any pictographs appear in the sand for further interpretive value.... The Language of Dreams
Vision: Seeing an empty bed in a dream means bad news, perhaps news about a death. Seeing oneself in bed: pay attention to your health; the dream suggests that you need quiet and solitude (too much stress may lead to illness). Lying in a strange bed: exercise caution—don’t be too trusting. Seeing a soiled bed: you are surrounded by negative people, be careful.
If your own bed is in disarray: your hiddenmost secrets are about to be discovered and cause you embarrassment.
Depth Psychology: The bed in a dream always stands for your emotional situation. Also it stands for a need for quiet and safety. Sometimes it might even indicate denial and flight from reality.
The bed can also express sexual needs—depending on what else is going on in the dream. Arc you in need of more peace and quiet right now? Warmth, comforts? See Intercourse.... Dreamers Dictionary
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about secrets refers to something you know but won’t admit, because you are still in denial. This dream is a clear indication of self-deception. Lift the veil of secrecy— the sooner the better!... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream about your head refers to your notion that human beings are the masters of the universe. This can include your perception about the world, yourself, your accomplishments, dreams and identity.
If you dream that someone is trying to rip off your head, it signifies that you’re not thinking straight or seeing things as they really are. This may be due to lack of knowledge or denial. Face your fears because avoidance is only a pain killer, and the pain will eventually be back.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream of yourself as an imposter indicates certain denial of your own feelings.
The message is to stop and take stock of your emotions in order to renew your intention to honor your own truth in all situations.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
The more acute the pain, the more acute your -disdain.
The remedy for this kind of dream is to leave the past behind and focus on what is currently bringing value and beauty.... Strangest Dream Explanations
For example, if you dream of killing a male, then you are attempting to kill off your masculine energy; if you are killing a female, then you are attempting to kill your female energy, etc. Also, this dream may denote your desire to eliminate a destructive habit. See Shadow, Integration Dreams and Venting Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If this dream connects you with your power, then you are in resonance with your source, energized, in touch with your spirit, inner strength, confidence, genius, talent, and purpose in life.
If you feel disconnected to your power, then this dream is showing you where you have work to do to release resistance to that which is naturally yours.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If we have what we consider to be a grievance, self-denial may manifest as the image of fasting (doing without sustenance). This may be the psyche’s way of making this grievance known.... Dream Meanings of Versatile