The meaning of Prisoner in dream | Dream interpretation

See Criminal.

The Dream Books Symbols | Betty Bethards

Dreams in which you are a prisoner refer to a limitation of your energy and creativity. They are also related to changes that take place outside, changes you cannot enjoy from your jail. In any case, you must reflect on the causes of this detention. (See JAIL and CAGE) 

The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke

See Prison. Strong guilt feelings, to the point of feeling unconscious restriction. But by recognizing this feeling of apprehension and imprisonment in the dream, you can change it. Often this dream image is about recognizing that it is not necessary to punish yourself.

Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar

*See Convict.

Dream Symbols and Analysis | DreamForth

Any type of mental, spiritual, or physical confinement; see “bound”

Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton

Symbolic of being bound by depression, anxiety, or sinful habits, Ps. 146:7

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe

Prisoner | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Prisoner


He will soon find himself in a desperate situation by losing his wealth and respect. He will be afflicted with grief and sorrow.... Islamic Dream Interpretation


Islamic Dream Interpretation


Many emotions, anxieties, moods or ideas captivate’ us, or act as means of denying free expression to our own talents, sexuality or well being. Fear of illness might stop us going on holiday, thoughts that only the pnvileged can make it in business might stop us developing ideas we have. In this sense we, or areas of our potential, can be imprisoned or made captive. Using dream processing and the allied methods can help to define what is restraining us and find freedom from such restraints. See imprisoned; wolf under ani­mals; cage, cell; escape; holding; trapped. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences


A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences


Vision: If you dream you are in prison: if you are married, it means you are dissatisfied. You feel locked up in your relationship or removed from real life. Visiting someone in prison means either a very bad conscience or deep regret over past actions.

If you are released from prison: a new phase in your life is beginning. Seeing a prison: somebody is offering you something “uninviting.*

Depth Psychology: Dreams about prison are usually a sign of fear about an emotionally intense relationship. Maybe your personal growth is hindered and you want to do something about it quickly (like “breaking out”)! If you are the one imprisoned, it might be an indication that you have guilt feelings—justified or not.... Dreamers Dictionary


Dreamers Dictionary