The meaning of Hood in dream | Dream interpretation
Hiding, inability or unwillingness to be seen as you really are. Deceit, dishonesty; protection.
A young woman who dreams of wearing a hood is likely to use her wiles to tempt a man to leave the straight and narrow path.
The hood that hides the face provides invisibility. It represents the desire to hide, to evade responsibility, or a negative judgment of the people around you. It indicates guilt and shame.
If you see someone wearing a hood, it is a sign of distrust against that person.
For a young woman to dream that she is wearing a hood, is a sign she will attempt to allure some man from rectitude and bounden duty.
1- A figure wearing a hood in a dream will always appear to be slightly menacing. While not necessarily being evil, there may be a part of us which has been threatened.
The hood can also represent part of ourselves which, if we have withdrawn, we are creating a problem.
An aspect of our personality may be invisible to us and may need to be uncovered in order for us to function in an acccptable fashion.
Traditionally, for a woman to be wearing a hood suggests that she is being deceitful.
If a man is wearing a hood, it suggests that he is withdrawing from a situation. Equally, in its more advanced sense, the hooded figure of a monk can indicate the more reflective side of us as it begins to become more evident in our everydav lives.
Death and invisibility were formerly represented by the hood. It would now indicate that certain aspects of knowledge are held invisible until the lime is right.
Dreams of a hood represent a desire to be incognito, anonymous and secretive. Perhaps you are feeling ashamed or guilty for something you’ve done.
If so, then this dream is giving you the message to make an amends and/or forgive yourself.
1. A sense or feeling that deception is occurring; use caution in matters of trust.
2. A need or desire for protection for a secret or simply a need to hide—usually emotionally, often socially.
3. Slang for neighborhood, immediate environment.
4. Short for hoodlum.
A dream of a hooded figure means you need more time to plan for a real life project or endeavor.
To dream of wearing a hood means you have something to hide.
Depth Psychology: Dreaming of wearing a hood indicates your need for safety; you may want to hide your true personality from others. See Hat. Would you rather have a mask than a hood to hide behind? Or is the hood a sign that you want to stay warm?
Mystery and death are the associations of a hooded figure.
The hood can indicate either the passing away of old obstacles or cowering and hiding from a person or a situation.
The hood represented all things hidden and therefore came to represent death and, by association, invisibility. It would now indicate that certain aspects of spiritual knowledge are held invisible until the time is right.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Traditionally, for a woman to be wearing a hood in dreams suggested that she was keeping her motives hidden and may have been being deceitful. It still largely has this symbolism today.
If a man is wearing a hood, it suggests that he is withdrawing his energy from a situation. Equally, in its more advanced sense, the hooded figure of a monk can indicate the more reflective side of us as it begins to become more evident in our everyday lives.
Material aspects: A figure wearing a hood in a dream will always appear to be slightly menacing. While not necessarily being evil, there may be a part of us that has been threatened.
The hood can also represent that part of ourselves that, if withdrawn, is creating a problem.
An aspect of our personality may be invisible to us and may need to be uncovered in order for us to function in an acceptable fashion. Consult the entries for hat in clothes, monk and veil for further information.
Since a hood is worn on the head, the first element of how to interpret it as a symbol connects to thoughts and mentality, either your own if you are wearing an outfit that includes a hood, or a part of you as represented by someone in your dream.
A hood is ultimately about hiding something, so you might want to consider what thoughts or ideas you are trying to keep hidden or secret. There can be some menace associated with hoods, between historical references to hooded people engaging in secret acts of mystery or violence to the modern-day association of the hoodie and criminal behavior. What are you trying to hide?