The meaning of Skeleton in dream | Dream interpretation
Skeletons represent the basics, the root of a problem.
A dream of horror, fright (Gypsy).
Emptiness; spiritual deadness. Does not mean actual physical death, but that you are not in touch with feelings, emotions; unfulfillment. All that remains is illusion when we are out of touch with the spiritual self. Form without function. Body without spirit.
A skeleton featured in your dream predicts news of a legacy, unless it was seen as part of a medical display or in a museum, in which case it augurs new and interesting friends and events.
You can’t get around the fact that bones are symbols of death.
If you are dreaming about a skeleton it does not necessarily mean that you are dreaming about physical death. This is a good dream because it is telling you that you may need to begin “filling up” with feelings, adventures, work, or general enthusiasm for life. It may be that your style of living and relating to people has been “bare to the bone” and your soul can’t take it any more! So, lighten up psychologically; eat the fruits of life and fatten up!
The basics, bare necessity, memories
To dream of seeing a skeleton, is prognostic of illness, misunderstanding and injury at the hands of others, especially enemies.
To dream that you are a skeleton, is a sign that you are suffering under useless worry, and should cultivate a milder disposition.
If you imagine that one haunts you, there will soon come to you a shocking accident or death, or the trouble may take the form of financial disaster.
A skeleton in a dream suggests the ‘bare bones’ of something, perhaps an idea or concept.
A skeleton in a cupboard represents a past action or shame we wish to hide.
A dancing skeleton is an awareness of the life we have lived or arc living.
To dig up a skeleton is to resurrect something we have buried.
Psychologically, we sometimes need to be aware of our feelings about death. Such an obvious image in dreams forces us to be aware of this.
A skeleton can also suggest feelings or talents which we have forgotten and which therefore have ‘died’.
A skeleton alerts us to our own feelings about death. We arc aware that the physical must ‘die’, but that there is a framework which is left.
Dreams of a skeleton signify your feelings about death, impermanence, and your shadow. This dream could be giving you the message to embrace feelings or aspects of yourself you have denied, suppressed or deemed unlovable, unappealing or socially unacceptable. Also, a skeleton can reflect the foundational structure of your business, relationships, or your life in general.
If the bones are strong and healthy, then so is your foundation.
If the bones are weak or brittle, then it is time for you tend to strengthen your foundation from the inside out. See Bone and Shadow.
Dreaming of a skeleton warns that you may suffer mentally and financially because of enemies.
If you dream that a skeleton haunts you it forebodes carelessness that can result in an accident or death.
1. Something or someone is not fully developed.
2. If one attaches a person’s name to the skeleton, it suggests that the relationship with the person is dead.
3. One needed to get to see all of a problem.
To dream that you see a Skeleton is a sign of domestic trouble. See GHOST and BONES.
To dream of seeing a skeleton represents illness or injury at the hands of others, especially enemies.
To dream that you are a skeleton means that you are worrying too much over things that are trivial. Also see “Skull.”
Clear thinking, lack of emotion, asceticism, and death.
You will be involved in some unusual activities.
If a skeleton with a scythe, see Scythe.
Support structure; secret idea.
Symbol: The skeleton is the personification of death, as well as a promise and “instrument” of a new stage in life.
Vision: Seeing a skeleton is a reference to your innermost convictions and the essence of your personality—never ignore it. Ancient dream interpretations state that the skeleton is a promise of a very long life. See Bones, Cadaver, Death.
Depth Psychology: A skeleton is a symbol of the past and death and a sign of profound fear (fear of death, death wishes, etc.) Frequent dreams about skeletons might suggest that you need to consult with a psychotherapist.
A dream about a skeleton is often about death or something within us that has died. Like ancient ruins, a skeleton can symbolize the past, too. Also note the familiar idiom about the “skeleton in the closet.”
To dream of seeing a skeleton implies that a task you are working on hasn’t been completed. You may still be trying to think of ideas to finish this task. It may imply that you need to be more assertive and should remain steady in your beliefs and opinions.
To see someone depicted as a skeleton indicates that a friendship or bond with someone no longer exists.
Total desolation; spiritual death
You are looking under the surface of things, at the hidden structure of an idea. Skeletons support the physical body and are not readily visible to the outside world. They are the foundation on which everything else is built. In the dream world, they represent this same underlying structure of our bodies and our lives.
A skeleton is the invisible underpinning of any physical, conceptual, emotional, or spiritual construct in our waking lives.
The skeleton of our lives is the structure of ideas, beliefs, and myths around which we superimpose our sense of self. When you can see the skeleton of something, you have a better idea of what is supporting it or holding it upright.
If you dream of this image, you might be getting a message that something in the structure needs to be examined.
Symbolic of death.
If you are kissing a skeleton in a dream it means you hate wisdom and love death, Prov. 8:36
As the structure of the human body, a skeleton in your dreams may point to revealing the underlying beliefs that support and sustain your life. It may mention the skeletons in the closet or an old forgotten transgression about which you may feel guilty. Hauntingly, a skeleton may come as a messenger of death of the personality or ego.
Feelings about death; pan of your own ability, feelings or talent you have killed off’ or allowed to die at
see Cupboard, section (2).