Vision: Dreaming about being wide awake: your unconscious is reminding you of a problem that you need to recognize before you miss the chance to solve it. Seeing a watchman: hurdles will complicate a big project. People are throwing obstacles in your way, but you will recognize the danger in time. See Police, Soldier.
Depth Psychology: Your conscience is watching over your behavior. Does secret guilt “keep you awake”? Should you be more alert to what you are about to do? Are you looking for protection? You will know which of the above applies to you!... Dreamers Dictionary
The restrictions we place upon ourself; our sense of duty and timing; realisation of urgency or having ‘lots of time’. Ticking clock: might be the hean. Big clock: one’s life, how much time one has left. Clock watching: tension; being bored or lacking satisfaction; feelings about ageing. See time of day. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
To dream of closing something, such as a window or door, suggests that you are closing the chapter on something in your life. This may be an opportunity you turned down, a path not taken, or a relationship that is ending. This dream may also represent aspects of yourself that you are keeping hidden from other people.... My Dream Interpretation
something A lost opportunity; forgetting something which is important. Depending on dream, might also suggest actual, or feelings about, loss of virginity; loss of health, losing a lover/partner, or whatever the lost thing depicts. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
To dream of the loss of an object denotes repression, shyness, an inferiority complex, shame, and ultimately fear. The sense of loss is linked to guilt. Also, you should ask yourself what the misplaced object means to you.
If it is you who is lost, it symbolizes the beginning of a new life phase and expresses your nervousness about leaving behind what has so far been familiar. However, this meaning may be the reverse: in reality you do not know which direction to take. In such moments of utter confusion, it is advisable to go along setting small goals and gradually achieving them.
Losing something cautions that you may be cut with a sharp object by accident.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
(Defeat; Depression) Losing a fight in a dream means joy. Losing a fight in a dream also could mean vanquishing one’s enemy if they are compatible. Otherwise, the winner of a fight is a dream denotes the loser in wakefulness.
Not being able to find your car may represent losing your connection to your body, reflecting that you frequently may be too spaced out and ungrounded. Not having a car in a dream may prevent you from finding your way home to wholeness.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If you lose something in your dream, this suggests that you have become distracted in waking life and have lost sight of what really matters. Ask yourself what it is you have lost and what it may symbolize. It may be an opportunity, a relationship, a way of thinking or even your own identity. Do you no longer feel as if you belong somewhere? Alternatively, the image may be a symbol of something that is missing from your life that you never had in the first place. For example, if you lost your car, you may have lost a sense of direction; if you lost money, you may feel you’ve lost your self-confidence or something you value about yourself; if you lost your key, have you forgotten a solution to a problem or perhaps the key to self-knowledge? If you simply can’t work out what significance your lost object has to you, it might help to do a free association exercise (write down the first 10 or so words that immediately come to mind in relation to that symbol) to decipher the lost object’s symbolism, to decipher what it is that you need to find.
If you dream that you are recovering lost property, the nature of the property recovered, together with the feelings of relief and joy it brings, will indicate the focus of your dream. For example, if you recover your purse, this is linked to identity and a renewed sense of self.
If you recover your wallet, this is linked to finances. Do you now feel in a stronger position? If you recover a camera are you trying to hold on to memories or seeking a false sense of security? If you recover lost clothes are you seeking a new self image? If you recover shoes are you recovering your footing? If you recover your lost phone are you re-establishing communication with some one?... The Element Encyclopedia
When this dream occurs review what are the truly “precious” and “important” things that you want to take with you and decide what you can safely let go of to allow space for new growth.
• Dreaming of losing things tends to reflect a life that is so overwhelming you’ve lost sight of what’s important to you. Your dreaming mind is left to process the personal frustrations that you haven’t dealt with because you’ve been too ‘frantic’ or anxious.
• This dream can be resolved by addressing the balance of your daily activities.... The Premier in Dream Dictionary
The symbolism is similar to CLARIFICATION, given its allusion to purification, discarding all that is waste or negative. Also, depending on the particular case, it represents the desire to lose weight. A dream in which you dramatically lose weight may signal some physical ailment.
Seeing yourself too thin in dreams is a sad omen of legal scandals.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
For a woman to dream she has lost her wedding-ring, signifies she has but small love for her husband; but if she dreams she has found it again, it is a sign her love is not wholly lost And if a man dream of losing his shoes, and then his feet are bare, if he be of a sanguine complexion, it signifies be shall meet with reproaches, especially if be dreams it in the first day of the new moon.... The Complete Dream Book
Vision: Seeing a night watchman: take better care of your property; if you lend something to someone you will never see it again.
If you are the night watchman: your domestic tranquility is in danger.
Depth Psychology: 1’he night watchman represents your insecurities and helplessness. You want to place your responsibilities in the hands of a guardian or trusted person. But the dream could mean also that you refuse to let anyone interfere in your affairs.... Dreamers Dictionary
Vision: Seeing a pocket watch in your dream: you have either overslept or you have no sense of time. Pay more attention to your appointment calendar—and keep your appointments! See Clock.... Dreamers Dictionary
What you are watching on TV will reveal the current quality and state of your perspective on life. A cartoon would represent immaturity; news with keeping current with daily events. The key is what you are watching. See also MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY.
For spending time with family and children, see FAMILY; RELATIONSHIPS.
For gardening, see PLACES: NATURE AND THE SEASONS. For painting, ... The Element Encyclopedia
A watch in a dream expresses concerns about time and deadlines Losing your watch may point to the loss of your sense of time or to your resistance to being on time. It may also represent anxiety about being late or forgetting an appointment.
A broken watch may indicate that time has run out.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Dreams about a watch represent a reality check, and a need to know what is really going on. This dream reflects your desire to be in touch with the three dimensional world and to have your feet firmly planted on the ground. See Clock.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A wristwatch featured in your dream is a sign of advancement through the help of influential friends; a pocket watch is a warn- ing that it’s later than you think in regard to looking after your own interests— stop drifting and take posi- tive action. See also Clocks.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
While this is soon becoming an archaic object in the realm of keeping time, the watch is a symbol of measurement and staying connected to the rhythm of life. More importantly, any mechanism of keeping time is about connecting with the world in agreement so that things can unfold simultaneously.
If there is a watch in your dream, you may need to be more connected to the movement of your life and schedule and how that relates to the pace that other people are operating at.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If a timepiece appeared in your dream, it is important to remember how you felt during and after the dream as it will suggest the way in which you allocate time in your life. Were the hands moving slowly or quickly? Was the timepiece telling you to speed up or slow down? The type of clock or watch is also important. Was it old-fashioned or modern? Dreams of clocks or watches can also suggest that you rely too heavily on clock time instead of enjoying and experiencing life as it happens.
If your dreaming mind zoomed in on a watch or clock, this could also be a reminder to make the most of your time and not to waste it.
If you keep checking a clock or a watch in your dream, this suggests anxiety and worry about some future event.
If you don’t feel this to be the case, your unconscious may have conjured this panic-stricken theme to urge you to prepare better for a future event or opportunity that may soon present itself in waking life. For example, have you done enough study to pass your driving theory test? Alternatively, your dream may have indicated frustration and regret at your inability in the past to make the most of an opportunity when it was presented to you.
If you dreamed that a watch or clock slowed down, this could reflect your feeling that events are moving slowly in your waking life or that time is dragging. Alternatively, the symbol of a watch may indicate your ticking heart, so if the clock stops or slows down, this may suggest either an emotional standstill or problems with your cardiovascular system. According to ancient dream-lore and superstition, when a clock stops, somebody will die but your dream will almost certainly have a different meaning. In the symbolic language of dreams, clocks and watches reflect your emotional state and a stopped clock or a clock that is broken may indicate emotional blockages or standstills, and a clock whose hands race out of control may indicate feelings run amok.
If you dreamed of a stopwatch, this highlights your sense of feeling pressured or working against the clock.
If you are a woman dreaming of ticking clocks, such a dream may indicate your biological clock. Dreams that focus on timepieces may also have been measuring the passage of your lifespan and the ticking clock could simply be a reminder that the seconds of your life are ticking away and there is still much for you to do. Watching the clock in your dreams suggests that you need to make time work for you. A clock tower combines this with a phallic form to offer an image of courage and determination. Evoking great occasions, the chimes of a clock tower may relate to a momentous personal or national event, such as a marriage or a coronation.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream that you are being watched by others may reflect your need to be the center of attention.
If you were uncomfortable being watched in your dream, this may indicate a self-conscious personality - you need to be more confident and self-assured.
If you dreamed that you were watching something, you have trouble taking the initiative and acting on your feelings. Or, it may be that you feel neutral about a situation, but others want you to take sides.... My Dream Interpretation
Hiding from or being trapped by animals can suggest you are feeling controlled or threatened by your urges or the emotions or feelings of others.
If the animal is watching you, your unconscious is reminding you not to forget or neglect the instincts that it represents.
If the animal is attacking you, this could indicate that you are in the grip of a rage that you fear you may unleash. Your dream is urging you express or deal with your anger in a controlled way.
If an animal is chasing you in a dream, this may suggest that in real life you are in flight from some area of your personality that wants to be expressed.
If you are trying to find refuge from animals—either by building a defense or running away—this indicates a struggle with instincts that threaten your safety in waking life. In some cases dreams of being threatened or attacked by animals may be telling you that you are repressing your instincts—perhaps being too civilized— and you should try and loosen up more. Being bitten by an animal could indicate aggression from someone close to you or that our own aggressive instincts are not under control. Any threat from a sinister animal suggests fears and doubts you may have about your ability to manage your emotions. See also SURREALISM AND FANTASY.
If you hear animals making sounds in your dream, you need to consider what these sounds mean to you in waking life and then to make a symbolic link. For example, if you hear an animal barking, wailing or whining for attention, these sounds could be calling your attention to the qualities that that particular animal represents to you.
If you hear ominous growling, roaring or cackling, it could reflect pent-up anger either within yourself or another person.
If you hear braying, it could indicate a need to overcome basic animal instincts.
If you hear bleating, you may be taking on new cares and responsibilities that could be positive or negative depending on your attitude towards them. See also SENSES.... The Element Encyclopedia
Being aware of; observing something—perhaps something you have noticed from everyday events but not made conscious, or something about self; watching out for what other people are doing to you—suspicion; learning something or trying to understand. Idioms: be on the watch for; watch out; watch one’s step; watch over, watch someone like a hawk. See seeing, saw, sight. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- In dreams, we are often conscious of the Self which is watching and participating in the dream. We need to be aware of all parts of the dream in order to achieve the best results.
2- To be aware of someone watching us in a dream suggests that we feel threatened by someone’s close interest in us. This may be in a work situation, but could also be in personal relationships. It will depend on the other circumstances of the dream how this is interpreted.
3- There is a need for the dreamer to monitor his own actions, particularly if new forms of spiritual discipline have recently been taken on.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
If you are watching the scene that is being played out in your dream, then this is revealing that you are getting an objective view of your life and perhaps getting clarity about a situation that you could not make sense of before.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Material aspects: To be aware of being watched in a dream suggests that we feel threatened by someone’s close interest in us. This may be in a work situation, but could also be in personal relationships.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Watching something in a dream could reflect suspicion, though it could also simply be a message from our subconscious that we need to pay more attention to something.
A dream about watching could also be alluding to the meaning of a common idiom, such as “watch your back,” “a watched pot never boils,” “it’s like watching grass grow,” “watch the clock,” etc.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
(Cupola; Minaret; Observatory) In a dream, a watchtower represents a notable person. Seeing a watchtower from a distance in a dream means victory over one’s adversary, attainment of one’s goals, rising in rank, or it could mean happiness.
If a merchant sees a watchtower in a dream, it means prosperity, presiding over his fellow merchants and gaining power. Building a watchtower in a dream has the same interpretation as building an edifice or a house.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Order in everyday life, rushing, stress, and time pressures. See Clock, Time. In addition, take a look at your own life span. How are you using time.7 The image of “time” in this context is closely connected to your personality. What have you achieved over the years? Are you satisfied?... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Vision: Looking at your wristwatch: a warning to make better use of your time.
Depth Psychology: The wristwatch represents the way your life is going and how you spend your time. This symbol is either a challenge to manage your own time better or to be more decisive. See Clock.... Dreamers Dictionary