For a young woman to dream that she is affronted, denotes that some unfriendly person will take advantage of her ignorance to place her in a compromising situation with a stranger, or to jeopardize her interests with a friend. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you felt offended in your dream, you will soon have the satisfaction of sincere admiration from someone whose opinion you value. However, if you annoyed someone else, it is a warning to refrain from repeating rumors. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
The back of anything signifies rejection, and the front acceptance. Conflict between rejection and acceptance can be shown in a dream as seeing both the back and front of something.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of a large, handsomely dressed crowd of people at some entertainment, denotes pleasant association with friends; but anything occurring to mar the pleasure of the guests, denotes distress and loss of friendship, and unhappiness will be found where profit and congenial intercourse was expected. It also denotes dissatisfaction in government and family dissensions.
To see a crowd in a church, denotes that a death will be likely to affect you, or some slight unpleasantness may develop.
To see a crowd in the street, indicates unusual briskness in trade and a general air of prosperity will surround you.
To try to be heard in a crowd, foretells that you will push your interests ahead of all others.
To see a crowd is usually good, if too many are not wearing black or dull costumes.
To dream of seeing a hypnotist trying to hypnotize others, and then turn his attention on you, and fail to do so, indicates that a trouble is hanging above you which friends will not succeed in warding off. Yourself alone can avert the impending danger. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Feeling crowded out; public opinion; one’s feelings about people in general. Lost in a crowd: feeling without personal direction; confusion on meeting many opinions; desire not to stand out. Attacked by crowd: fear of public opinion; feeling one’s own angry urges as threatening. Talking to, leading, or pan of crowd at a central event: an impulse or idea which unifies many pans of one’s own nature—as the many aspects of our own being, such as visual impressions, sensuality, thoughts, musical sense, religious feelings, sexual drive, intuition, fear, ambition, hunger, our desire for acclaim, the sadist in us and so on, constitute a crowd. How we relate to the crowd: suggests our relationship with our own inner community and the external public. Being unable to tolerate pans of ourselves leads to intolerance towards other people with those traits. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- Dreaming of being in a crowd could be indicative of the fact that we do not wish to stand out, or that we do not have a sense of direction at present. We may wish to camouflage our feelings from others, to get lost or even to hide our opinions.
2- We need to retain our anonymity, to create a facade for ourselves, or to join a group of like-minded people.
3- A crowd in spiritual terms suggests popular belief, or common religious feelings.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Being in a crowd of people may indicate that you are with the masses to witness some social event. It may also point to being just one of the crowd or united with many.
A crowd you are a part of may suggest that you are going to witness something in the future that will affect the collective or the masses. It may point to feeling crowded and not being able to find your own space or position in life.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams of a crowd symbolize your relationship with groups of people.
If you are going along with the crowd, then this dream may be showing you that it is time to express your individuality.
If you are fitting in and enjoying yourself, then this dream reflects your ability to harmonize and be supported.
If you feel out of place in the crowd, then you may be dealing with pressure to conform and/or to exert yourself.
The crowd represents powerful energy, either good or bad, depending upon the consciousness and intent. As in the story of the Ugly Duckling, it is important to find the tribe/crowd that supports your true nature.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Material aspects: We may wish to camouflage our feelings from others, to get lost or even to hide our opinions. In everyday life we need to retain our anonymity, to create a facade for ourselves. Conversely, there may be safety in numbers if we join a group of like-minded people.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you are in or part of a crowd means you need to make some space for yourself. It also suggests you need to start thinking more for yourself instead of following others.... My Dream Interpretation
If a crowd features in vour dreams, it is important to register your (the dream ego’s) reaction to the crowd and the mood of the crowd itself.
(1) The crowd may represent (your feelings towards) people in general. In this case you will probably be seeing a pattern that repeats itself in your everyday life - usually a negative one that you need to liberate yourself from.
(2) It may represent the multitude of forces, instincts, interests, etc. that fill your psyche, in which case your unconscious would seem to be urging you to pay attention to what is going on ‘down there’.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
To dream that you are in the middle of a huge crown and that it prevents you from advancing or moving easily, suggests that you feel unable to direct your life. Equally, the dream may be telling you that you need some space. On the other hand, the crowd could represent problems and worries that never stop pressuring you in reality.
If the majority of the people in the crowd are well dressed or wear bright colored clothes, soon you will meet many new friends.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreaming about being in a crowd can mean many different things. We may have had anxieties about being in crowds as a child, so crowds could simply represent anxiety. We can feel good about being part of the crowd, or unhappy about being part of the herd; we may feel “lost in the crowd” and want to “stand out from the crowd.” If people are looking at the dreamer, one could be anxious about public opinion.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
A number of possible interpretations for dreams of crowds suggest themselves. These range from a need for a feeling of unity or belonging; a sense of suffocation, feeling stifled or crowded out; a desire for anonymity and to blend into the crowd; a sense of feeling like a stranger, that you are misplaced or too much going on in your life. The details of your dream should help provide the meaning. In dreams, crowds can also express how well you relate to other people, particularly in a social sense. They may also indicate how well you hide yourself, hide aspects of yourself or attempt to avoid responsibility
A large crowd can suggest information overload, a crowd of problems or finding yourself in a situation that overwhelms you. A dream of feeling at one with a crowd—such as watching or singing along at a match or game in a sport’s arena—may have been emphasizing the security you derive from being with like-minded people. If, however, you do not feel at one with the crowd, your dreaming mind may be urging you to assert your individuality.
If you transformed into a cheerleader, your unconscious may have been highlighting the euphoria that you feel in waking life from being at one with the people around you. The denser and more claustrophobic the crowd in your dream, the greater and more demanding the problems in your waking life may seem; if you find a way out of the crowd or take control of it, your dream interpretation will be positive.
If you are trampled down in the crowd in your dream, this suggests that you need a great deal of help. Perhaps you are working too hard, caring for a sick relative or the problems you are facing are too overwhelming to deal with alone.
In dreams, unknown people in crowds or gatherings often represent aspects of yourself, such as your attitudes, strengths and anxieties. As social relationships are important for personal well-being and survival, such dreams also help you clarify your way of interacting with society in general. Are you in contact with the people in your dreams? Do you conform or rebel? Do you like the people in your dream and what do they mean to you? Questions like these will throw light on the meaning of your dream. Such dreams can also depict what public opinion thinks of you, so pay attention to the reaction of the people in the crowds.... The Element Encyclopedia
The dream scenario of losing someone you love in a crowd is typically associated with the grieving process. It is not uncommon for bereaved people to feel, in addition to their sorrow, that their loved one has abandoned them. It might be, however, that the person lost in the crowd could represent a part of yourself you are unable to connect with. Dreams of trying in vain to struggle through crowds in a busy shopping centre or sports arena suggest conflict or barriers between your conscious and unconscious mind. Oppressive crowds between you and your goal indicate that you are not satisfying your unconscious desires.... The Element Encyclopedia
A sign that you need more freedom and space, as in Prison and Cage. You feel crowded (this could be an actual sensation). Are you able in your everyday life to articulate your point of view and assert yourself? Do you need more space?... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of a 30 second elevator speech represents clarity, cohesiveness of thought and purpose. You are experiencing confidence, boldness, and power as you elevate up in the world.... Strangest Dream Explanations
(Clarity of speech; Fluency) To have fluency and eloquence of speech in a dream means being honored, dignified, becoming a knight or being endowed with immeasurable wealth, or it could mean extension of one’s powers and control, prosperity from one’s business, fame, or it could mean attaining excellence in one’s craft or trade. In general, eloquence of speech in a dream signifies honor and deputyship.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream of forgetting something or someone, then this usually indicates a venting dream where you are releasing your fear of actually forgetting. Perhaps you are overwhelmed and/or the reason you are forgetting is because this is not something or someone that is very important to you, perhaps this is something you are forcing yourself to do out of obligation.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream that you keep forgetting, this is your unconscious mind’s way of telling you that you may have forgotten something in real life - like an important date or an appointment.... My Dream Interpretation
A symbol of lovers or friends who are separated, the forget-me-not relates to your personal relationships. Do you feel that a lover or friend has been less interested than normal or is neglecting you?... The Element Encyclopedia
If you dream that you keep forgetting something, it is a warning that you may have forgotten something, an appointment or a date, that is important enough to your life to merit the intercession of your subconscious mind. This is serious enough to warrant your immediate attention.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
If you dream that you keep forgetting something, it is a warning that you may have forgotten something, an appointment or a date, that is important enough to your life to merit the intercession of your subconscious mind. This is serious enough to warrant your immediate attention.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Front of body, house, etc.: the more public or expressed part of one’s nature, or attitudes used to meet the world’; a ‘front’ or facade, used to create an impression, the point of stress where we as a person contact others and meet impacts, and so are more vulnerable. Also, what is in front can mean the future. Sometimes, as with the front of a car or the front door of a house, especially if bonnet or door is being opened, it depicts sexual nature. See back. Idioms: a lot of front; in front of, putting up a good front. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- To dream of crossing a border or frontier from one placc to another represents making great changes in life, actively instigating a change from one state to another, perhaps taking ourselves from the past to the future, or causing other people round us to make those changes.
2- Psychologically when we cross from one way of life to another such as changing from puberty to adulthood or from middle age to old age we need to depict this by creating an actual marker. In dreams for a frontier to appear is crossing a barrier within ourselves.
3- Spiritually, we have a new experience ahead of us which we can use on our way towards enlightenment.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically when we cross from one way of life to another – such as changing from puberty to adulthood or from middle age to old age – we need to depict this by creating an actual marker. In dreams, for a frontier to appear it means crossing a barrier within ourselves. Initially a frontier was a military term signifying the front line of foot soldiers, so the idea of strategy and planning is appropriate.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: To dream of crossing a border or frontier from one place to another represents making great changes in life, actively instigating a change from one state to another, into unknown territory. Perhaps we are taking ourselves from the past to the future, or causing other people round us to make those changes.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Shops and pavements where merchandise is normally sold symbolize merchandise and goods. But pavements and terraces which are not normally occupied for trading purposes, but instead are utilized for converging, means that the beholder will plunge into lengthy discussion.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Vision: Speaking aloud in your dream: you are having an argument with yourself.
If someone is talking to you: you are getting on people’s nerves. Giving a speech: you are too ambitious. Listening to someone else’s speech: a warning not to let other people talk you into things. See Speaking.
Depth Psychology: Are you trying to make others understand you better? Have you decided finally to speak your mind, express your opinion? Do you feel misunderstood or ignored right now? For a person who normally is not talkative, the dream is a challenge to be more courageous and assertive.
For more outgoing people, it is a warning about being too ambitious, too talkative, and too pushy. You know which of the above applies to you!... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream of giving a speech, then this reflects your public self/persona expressing what you are passionate about. You are identifying your personal message to the world or you are working out your fears of public speaking. This dream may be a message for you to prepare for success, and to bring images of yourself as confident, eloquent and prepared into your dreamtime. Also, dreams of a lecture can represent a one sided point of view, opinions, and passionate feelings about a particular topic.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Making a speech has two perspectives, because on the one hand it has a universal meaning that connects to the projecting of a single focused thought in an effort to create mental agreement.
The person making the speech is a part of your consciousness that has the main idea. Those listening represent other thought patterns that are being exposed to the singular idea. What are you trying to convince yourself of? On the other hand, since many people have strong feelings about public speaking, a dream about a speech could indicate that you are preparing to face something in a public way that frightens you.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you were making a speech in your dream, what you are saying may have bearing on what is currently happening in your life.
If you spoke angrily or wearily, this may show how you are feeling about something or someone.
If you are nervous before your speech, there is something you need to say or some information you need to impart but feel apprehensive about doing so. Pay attention also to the way in which your speech was received.
If you were cheered and clapped, you feel confident and upbeat, but if you were booed and jeered, you feel uncertain and lacking in confidence.
If close friends or family were in the audience applauding, you are feeling supported or appreciated by them.
If you listen to a speech by someone else, were they saying anything that might be relevant to you in waking life? If the speaker was famous, this might be wish-fulfillment but also might reflect concern with an issue or feeling that they represent to you. See also Speaking entry in SOUNDS.... The Element Encyclopedia