shrink

The meaning of Shrink in dream | Dream interpretation


Something is losing importance, power; deflated image of self. To eliminate the weight of fears, concerns, by shrinking them down to size.

The Dream Books Symbols | Betty Bethards

When you cringe in dreams it is interpreted as the fear of facing reality or the desire to become small to the point of invisibility so you can avoid reporting to anyone.

It is the fear of failure or making commitments that imply responsibility.

The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke

also see Analyst

1- In dreams, to shrink is to have a desire to return to childhood, or to a smaller space in order to be looked after. In everyday life we may be aware of losing face or of feeling small and this can be translated in dreams as shrinking.

To see something - or somebody - shrink can indicate that it is losing its or their power over us.

2- Psychologically we can learn to handle who we arc by recognising both how necessarv, and also how small, we are in the general scheme of things.

The latter can be accompanied in dreaming by a feeling of shrinking. We therefore become less threatening to ourselves and others.

3- Following the psychological recognition of our smallness, we equally can become aware of the sense of belonging to a much greater cosmic whole. This is represented in dreams by a feeling of shrinking.

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary | Pamela Ball

To dream that you are shrinking, suggests that you lack self-confidence. You may also feel embarrassed about some situation. Also see “Small”.

My Dream Interpretation | myjellybean

If we dream about shrinking, perhaps the dream relates to our childhood. Alternatively, maybe we are “feeling small.” When other things shrink, it may be a representation that they are playing a smaller role in our life than formerly. We also sometimes refer to shy people as “shrinking violets,” and to psychiatrists as “shrinks.” (See also Little, Small).

Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia | James R. Lewis and Evelyn Dorothy Oliver

Following the psychological recognition of our smallness, we equally can become aware of the sense of belonging to a much greater cosmic whole. This is represented in dreams by a feeling of shrinking. Consult the entries for analyst and size for further information.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically we can learn to handle who we are by recognizing both how necessary and also how small we are in the general scheme of things.

The latter can be accompanied in dreaming by a feeling of shrinking. We therefore become less threatening to ourselves and others.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Material aspects: In dreams, to shrink is to have a desire to return to childhood, or to a smaller space in order to be looked after. In everyday life we may be aware of losing face or of feeling small and this can be translated in dreams as shrinking.

To see something – or somebody – shrink can indicate that it is losing its power over us.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

To lessen in influence, power, etc.; Research whatever is shrinking

Dream Dictionary Unlimited | Margaret Hamilton

dreamer or people shrink: return to a childhood feeling state or point of view; losing face or feeling ‘small’. Other things shrink: they are becoming less threatening or interesting or play less important pan in one’s life; are seen as connected with the unconscious, aspects of which are often seen as of little’ significance, yet are full of the son of power which motivates or undermines our resolves.

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences | Tony Crisp


Shrink | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Shrink


SHRINKING

A frequent symbol when the dreamer is feeling inferior. As in the story of Alice in Wonderland, shrinking means entering a new reality.

A suggestion to become smaller, more childlike.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

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SHRINKING

Vision: If something is shrinking: some personality traits are losing their influence over you, because you have changed your attitude. Sometimes this dream may suggest that you pay less attention to appearances; “shrink your need for them down to size.” See Small, Low.... Dreamers Dictionary

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Dreamers Dictionary

SHRINKING

If you dream of a problem shrinking, then you are rising above your challenges. If, you dream of shrinking in the face of an increasing problem, then this denotes a challenge with -esteem. Your dream is giving you the message that no one can make you feel small without your permission. See Short.... Strangest Dream Explanations

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Strangest Dream Explanations

SHRINKING

In the world of symbols, smaller is representative of feeling less than or insignificant. Something that is shrinking and steadily losing size is being diminished in power. Consider what is shrinking in your dream, as that is what is losing its ability to influence you. This may be beneficial or harmful, depending on what is shrinking.

If a person is shrinking, then it is a personality trait that is either lessening or needs to be moderated downward.

If it is you that is shrinking, look for ways in which you need to hold back or where you may feel disempowered in your life.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams

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Complete Dictionary of Dreams

SHRINKING (SENSE OF)

1. Sexual exhilaration or climax.

2. Lack of confidence.

3. Need to escape situation or realities. ... New American Dream Dictionary

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New American Dream Dictionary

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