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The meaning of Sinking in dream | Dream interpretation


(see Directions)

Not realizing that you’re retreating from the real world, or a situation, only to be in worse trouble.

In quicksand: Losing your identity to a group, corporation, or set of circumstances. Alternatively, having your mobility or normal escape mechanisms impeded by a person or situation.

Feeling hopelessly swallowed up by problems, emotions, or a relationship.

If this is not a frightening or uncomfortable sensation, it may be that you are traveling into your own subconscious, the animal nature, or Super Ego, and integrating the content.

If a boat is sinking, this can symbolize the end of a relationship, partnership, or other joint efforts, particularly profitable ones.

(see Numbers)

In mainstream religions, six is often associated with evil, such as the number of the Beast (666) in the Book of Revelation.

Protection. Tlie six-pointed Star of David, the emblem of Judaism, was frequently used as a protective talisman, bearing specific potency against evil.

An alternative type of crystal symbol, as many natural crystals have a hexagonal form.

May also be considered a number of completeness, as creation took six days, with God resting on the seventh (see Seven).

Among some Native .American tribes, this is the number of mental or emotional strength.

The Language of Dreams | Patrica Telesco

On occasion, this denotes that feelings and worries monopolize our whole being. Or, perhaps, you fear something that means a lot to you will end. For example, a relationship or a business. This dream could be showing your deception regarding some aspect of your life.

Some astrologists assert that dreaming of sinking means you have spent too much on purchases.

The Big Dictionary of Dreams | Martha Clarke

1- To be sinking in a dream suggests a loss of confidence. We may be in despair at something we have done, and feel hampered by the circumstances.

To see someone else sinking would suggest we are aware of a difficulty which perhaps needs our help. We may feel we are losing ground within a relationship or situation. What we are sinking into could be important.

To be sinking in water would suggest a particular emotion is threatening to en,gulf us.

To be sinking in sand or a bog indicates that we feci there is no safe ground for us.

2- A sinking feeling in dreams usually suggests worry or fear. Emotionally we arc unable to maintain our usual happiness. We may feel that we are not in control, and that we cannot maintain forward movement.

To see an object sinking may suggest that we are about to lose something we value.

3- Both spiritually and physically, to be sinking is to be getting into a situation where we are unable to see clearly or to perceive the best course of action.

For sensitives, this may be when the negativity of others threatens to overwhelm us.

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary | Pamela Ball

1. One’s career, life, etc., Is heading in the wrong direction.

2. Someone is pulling one down.

3. Something important in one’s life is ending.

New American Dream Dictionary | Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

Bad news of a friend, and losses in business.

Mystic Dream Book | Internet Archive - Anonymous

Fear of sinking into the world of the emotions and / or instincts that need to be dealt with.

An opportunity for self-knowledge. See Submarine, Swamp, Diving.

Little Giant Encyclopedia | Klaus Vollmar

Seeing a ship sinking: stay away from a risky enterprise. Dreaming about “the end of the world”: a new phase in your life is beginning—let go of the old! See Boat, Ship, Water.

Dreamers Dictionary | Garuda

A sinking feeling may symbolize the dreamer’s waking world if the dreamer is overwhelmed by business and financial responsibilities.

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

Both spiritually and physically, to be sinking is to be getting into a situation where we are unable to see clearly or to perceive the best course of action.

For sensitives, this may be when the negativity of others threatens to overwhelm us.

The entries for drowning, emotions, quicksand and water will provide additional information.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Psychological / emotional perspective: A sinking feeling in dreams usually suggests worry or fear. Emotionally we are unable to maintain our usual happiness. We may feel that we are not in control, and that we cannot maintain forward movement.

To see an object sinking may suggest that we are about to lose something we value.

A sink as a water receptacle symbolizes the way we hold onto our emotions.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

Material aspects: To be sinking in a dream suggests a loss of confidence. We may be unhappy at something we have done, and feel hampered by the circumstances around us. We may feel we are losing ground within a relationship or situation.

To see someone else sinking would suggest we are aware of a difficulty that perhaps needs our help. What we are sinking into could be important.

To be sinking in water would suggest a particular emotion is threatening to engulf us.

To be sinking in quicksand or a bog indicates that we feel there is no safe ground for us. Becoming conscious of a sink or basin suggests that some kind of cleansing is necessary.

Dream Meanings of Versatile | Versatile - Anonymous

The sensation of sinking is symbolic of dying, disaster, or trouble in life, Jer. 51:64

Christian Dream Symbols | Tyler Wolfe

Despairing, losing ground, loss of confidence. Idi­oms: be sunk; sinking feeling; sink or swim; sink to some­one’s level. See second example in falling.

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences | Tony Crisp

(1) Sinking may symbolize death. See also Dead / Death.

(2) It may be a symbol of depression or despair.

(3) It may symbolize being ‘swallowed’ by vour mother (or your mother-attachment) who (or which) prevents you from achieving a properly separate existence or independent identity.

(4) The water may represent either emotion or the unconscious; therefore sinking may represent being swamped and overwhelmed by emotion or unconscious processes (which will usually be emotional).

(5) If a ship or boat is sinking, this may symbolize the end of something in your life (e.g. a relationship).

A Dictionary of Dream Symbols | Eric Ackroyd


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