Dictionary A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Baby

To see a baby in your dream signifies innocence, warmth and new beginnings. Babies symbolize something in your own inner nature that is pure, vulnerable, helpless and/or uncorrupted. If you dream that the baby is smiling at you, then it suggests that you are experiencing pure joy. You do not ask for much to make you happy. If you find a baby in your dream, then it suggests that you have acknowledged your hidden potential. If you dream that you forgot you had a baby, then it suggests that you are trying hide your own vulnerabilities; you do not want to let others know of your weaknesses. Alternatively, forgetting about a baby represents an aspect of yourself that you have abandoned or put aside due to life's changing circumstances. The dream may serve as a reminder that it is time for you to pick up that old interest, hobby, or project again. Dreaming of holding a baby is analogous to holding onto an earlier part of your life where you felt more depended on and more needed.

If you dream that you are on your way to the hospital to have a baby, then it signifies your issues of dependency and your desires to be completely cared for. Perhaps you are trying to get out of some responsibility. If you are pregnant in real life, then a more direct interpretation may simply mean that you are experiencing some anxieties of making it to the hospital when the time comes.

To dream of a crying baby symbolizes a part of yourself that is deprived of attention and needs to be nurtured. Alternatively, it represents your unfulfilled goals and a sense of lacking in your life. If you dream that a baby is neglected, then it suggests that you are not paying enough attention to yourself. You are not utilizing your full potential. Alternatively, this dream could represent your fears about your own children and your ability to protect and to provide for them.

To dream about a starving baby represents your dependence on others. You are experiencing some deficiency in your life that needs immediate attention and gratification.

To see yourself or someone as a baby in your dream refers to your desire to be cared for and nurtured. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you or someone is behaving immaturely.

To dream that a baby is walking or dancing refers to the potential and possibilities that life has in stored for you. The future looks bright. The dream may also be a metaphor that you need to take baby steps in your relationship, toward your goal, in a work project or whatever undertaking. If you have a baby in real life, then the dream is a reflection of your hopes for that baby.

To dream of an extremely small baby symbolizes your helplessness and your fears of letting others become aware of your vulnerabilities and incompetence. You may be afraid to ask for help and as a result tend to take matters into your own hands.

To see a dead baby in your dream symbolizes the ending of something that was once a part of you. If you dream that you are trying to snort up a dead baby, then it means that you are refusing to move onto a new stage of life. You are holding onto a dead past.

To dream that you are dipping a baby in and out of water signifies regression. You are regressing to a time where you had no worries and responsibilities. Alternatively, such a scenario is reminisce of when the baby is in the fetus and in its comfort zone. In fact, some expectant mothers even give birth in a pool, because the environment in the water mimics the environment in the uterus. It is less traumatic for the baby as it emerges into the world. So perhaps, the dream represents your search for your own comfort zone.

Dreaming of rescuing a drowning baby means that you are allowing yourself to be vulnerable and accepting help from others.

If you dream of having or adopting a baby of a different race, then it means that you are acknowledging and/or embracing other's physical differences. Everyone started out as a baby who is pure and innocent.

Seeing an evil baby or a demon baby in your dream implies that you are apprehensive or afraid of a new project that you are undertaking. You may be taking on more than you can handle.

To see a baby in your dream represents new beginnings, new ways of thinking, new ideas, or new life developments. A baby may also symbolize a new project or new potential. Discovering new abilities. Negatively, a baby in a dream may reflect new responsibilities or new problems that require constant care. Babies may also reflect people in your life that you feel the need to look after closely such as the elderly.

To dream of a baby boy may represent masculine qualities to an experience or problem such as insensitivity, assertiveness, or social dominance.

To dream of a baby girl may represent feminine qualities to an experience or problems such as sensitivity, sympathy, social subordination.

To dream of a crying baby represents a problem or sensitive situation in waking life that needs attention. A part of you that is deprived.

To dream of a baby drowning represents a sensitive new situation in your life being totally overwhelmed by uncertainty or negative emotions. Failure caused by too much uncertainty or problems with something that was just starting in your life. Negatively, it may reflect problems you are being very careful about being being made impossible to take care of due to excessive uncertainty, problems, or fear.

To dream of dropping a baby represents feelings of anxiety about being irresponsible with some new situation or problem requiring your care. Dreams of dropping babies are common for new born mothers, more due to their fear of being an irresponsible mother than due to actually dropping their babies.

To dream of forgetting your baby represents feelings about something in your life that you have started, but then abandoned. Setting aside something that you love or have worked hard for. Postponing something special. On a positive note forgetting a baby in a dream may be a sign that there is still time to correct something that you have put off.

To dream of a neglected baby may represent feelings about neglecting a future project or responsibility. It may also reflecting a sensitive problem you are not attending to enough.

To dream of a premature baby represents new situations or new problems in your life that are happening faster than you want them to. Having to do something sooner than you planned.

To see a dead baby represents a new development ending, or being overcome by negativity. Something that began, or was in the works was stopped. Positively, a dead baby may reflect feelings of being spared a responsibility or lengthy problem.

To dream of a baby with no legs symbolizes a new development that is stagnant. A new situation with no traction or momentum.

To dream of a deformed baby represents a new responsibility or nagging problem that hasn't turned out as you expected it to. If you are actually expecting a baby it may reflect a fear of something being wrong with the baby.

To dream being frustrated or stressed out while looking after a baby represents your frustrations and difficulties with problem or responsibility.

To dream of a baby that is not of your race represents a new development , new situation, or new responsibility that is influenced by the symbolism of that race. For example, a white person dreaming of a black baby symbolizes a new situation in your life where you hoping or thinking feeling good is a priority. Black people dreaming of white babies symbolizes new situations or responsibilities where you feel that you have an advantage. It may also represent new problems that are too secure for you to do anything about.

Refer to the [[themes section for race]] for a more in-depth look at the symbolism of skin color and culture.

Pregnant women tend to dream of their unborn babies sex as male more often than female. This probably reflects their feelings about how insensitive or tough the reality of having a baby is. It may also reflect the control the mother asserting herself as a parent due to the child.

Young women and girls may dream of having babies to reflect their fear of getting pregnant or their desire to get pregnant.

Example: A woman dreamed of losing her baby. In waking life she had postponed college for her marriage.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of holding a new baby. In waking life she was beginning a new love affair while cheating on her husband.

Example 3: A older woman dreamed of having to take care of a baby. In waking life her aging husband was very ill.

Example 4: A woman dreamed of accidentally leaving her baby behind in a store. In waking life he was an author who felt that she had neglected a book she was writing for too long.

If you are nursing a baby in a dream, it denotes sorrow and misfortune. If you see in a dream a baby that is sick, it means that somebody among your relatives will die.

Dreaming of crying babies, is indicative of ill health and disappointments. A bright, clean baby, denotes love requited, and many warm friends. Walking alone, it is a sure sign of independence and a total ignoring of smaller spirits. If a woman dream she is nursing a baby, she will be deceived by the one she trusts most. It is a bad sign Dreaming that you take your baby if sick with fever. You will have many sorrows of mind.

When you dream of a baby, it represents purity, chastity and sincerity. Babies usualy represents the warmth and good intentions you might have. Dreaming of a baby could also represent the side of you which is weak, fragile and vulnerable. If you dreamed of having a baby, but forgot it as a fact it symbolizes your fear of being recognized as fragile person. You don not want others to know that you are not a strong person, because this is not something you are proud of. If you see yourself on the way of having a baby it means that you wish someone would take care of you as long as it is possible, you like to be dependant on someone. You do not want to take responsibility of anyone neither yourself, neither the others. If in reality you are already expecting the baby, then this dream indicates your fear and worries of going to labour. If you dream of a baby which is crying, it shows that you are seeking for attention and understanding and support from the others. There is something missing in your life and you do not feel completed as a person. If you see the baby that is hungry it shows that you are lacking of taking responibility for yourself. If you dream of very unusually small baby, it represents your apprehension and misgiving of others knowing what you really are. If you dream of a baby that is dead, it shows that part of you will never be the same as it used to be before. If you dream of putting the baby in and out of the water it shows the reversion you will get in.


Baby Clothes

To see baby clothes in your dream suggests that you are expressing yourself in a more subtle way. Alternatively, baby clothes represent your former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown.

To dream of baby clothes may reflect the personality and how it behaves when involved with a new or developing area of your life. How you choose to project yourself when discussing new achievements.

Negatively, baby clothes may reflect the personality involving sensitive problems that require a lot of attention. How you project yourself to others with sensitive issues you need to take care of.

Alternatively, baby clothes represent former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown. A sign that you have matured or moved past an issue.

The color and style of the baby clothes reflect how your intentions or feelings apply to this situation.

Refer to the themes section for [[colors]] and [[clothing]] for more insight.

When you dream of baby clothes it means that you are showing yourself in more gracefull and sophisticated way. You must be delicate and refined in various positions. Dreaming of baby clothes shows your past understanding of different things.


Falling

To dream that you fall and are not frightened signifies that you will overcome your adversities with ease.

To dream that you fall and are frightened indicates a lack of control, insecurity, and/or lack of support in your waking life. You may be experiencing some major struggle and/or overwhelming problem. It may also imply that you have failed to achieve a goal that you have set forth for yourself.

Dreaming that you fall backwards suggests that you prevented yourself from making a bad decision or mistake. It may also mean that you are not ready to move forward and need to take a step back.

To dream that you are free-falling through water indicates that you are feeling overwhelmed with emotions. You may feel that it is easier to give up, then to try to stay afloat or prevent yourself from going under.

To dream of the fall season indicates that something is about to come to an end and something new will begin. Alternatively, the dream is symbolic of the cycle of life. It is time to collect the benefits and rewards that you've worked so hard for.

To dream that you are falling represents feelings of losing control. You may feel insecure or unable to "get a grip" on an issue. An area of your life may be getting out of hand. Difficulty letting go of power, control, or status. You may feel insecure or a lack support in your waking life. You may be experiencing a major struggle or overwhelming problem. A fear of losing everything, going under, or of appearing as a total failure. Feeling helpless to stop an unpleasant impending change.

Falling dreams may also be a warning signal about a need to start being more cautious about your actions in waking life. It may also reflect a situation in waking life that you feel to be a life or death crisis. A fear of losing social or financial status. Feeling "knocked off your pedestal" in life.

Alternatively, falling in a dream may be a sign that feel exhausted or that you've reached maximum capacity. You feel that you "can't hold on anymore" to you goals. You may need to slow down to allow yourself to adjust. Problems reaching out to others for support. Feeling that you have no support system.

If you aren't afraid while falling in a dream it may symbolize a lack of seriousness or importance about a situation you can no longer control. Negatively, falling without fear in a dream may reflect reflect a dangerous degree of complacency or lack of responsibility. Enjoying letting go of responsibility you don't want. Problems speaking up about preferring to not be involved in a project

Falling may imply that you have failed to achieve a goal that you have set for yourself.

To dream that you are falling through water indicates that you are feeling a loss of control while being overwhelmed by powerful negative emotions or uncertainty. Feelings of having completely lost all support systems or coping abilities. Feeling completely on your own with no way out.

To dream of falling and never hitting the ground represents feelings of losing of control with a constant sense of impending failure. It may also reflect feelings of having become a complete failure and never being able to do anything else ever again. A fear of having no end in sight to your continuing failure.

To dream of falling and hitting the ground represents the realization of consequences or errors. An unpleasant loss of status or power. Feeling that you have learned from a mistake. You may feel the need to start over or move on to something else. Confronting the embarrassment of a loss or failure you have experienced. Feelings of "hitting rock bottom" or that a situation can't get any worse. Feeling the full impact of your failure or mistake. It may also be a sign that you feel it's time to deal with your losses.

To dream of falling off a high building or skyscraper represents feelings of losing control after having reached the very high level of status, power, or achievement. Fearing total failure after reaching the highest level of confidence. Falling off high buildings may also reflect feelings of falling into depression after being very upbeat. A loss of an elevated state of mind. Feeling suddenly cut off from a high degree of support.

To dream of falling down stairs may represent feelings of having lost a higher level of achievement or a total reversal of something you worked hard for.

Example: The Roman Emperor Caligula dreamed, on the night before his assassination, that he was in heaven, standing before the throne of Jupiter. The god then kicked him back to earth. The dream is intuitive about the Emperor's feelings of losing all he as worked for after achieving the highest level of power after declaring himself as a god. A warning dream about being carelessly certain of himself and his impending loss of status.

Example 2: A young man dreamed of falling into an endless void. In waking life he had gained a reputation for being very good-looking and began to lose his hair to an incurable disease.


Baby Bottle

To see a baby bottle in your dream represents your issues of dependency. You are relying too much on others. If you are drinking from a baby bottle, then the dream means that you need are emotionally immature. You need to grow up.

To dream of a baby bottle represents thoughts or emotions that are supportive or nurturing of a new development in your life.

To dream of drinking from a baby bottle represents an aspect of your personality or some waking life situation that is nurturing

you as you develop or mature in some manner.


Baby Carriage

To see a baby carriage in your dream symbolizes your desire for a family or longing for a baby. If the baby carriage is empty, then it indicates sadness or an unfulfilled goal. Alternatively, it suggests that you need to cater to the needs of your own inner child.

To dream of a baby carriage represents a new development or situation in your life that you feel good needing to care about at all times. Responsibilities that you are "carrying around" with you all the time. Feelings about having a "big person" problem.

Negatively, a baby carriage may reflect a problem or burden you brag about having because it's a signal of power to have that kind of problem.

Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a baby carriage in a subway station. In waking life she was getting back into dating. The baby carriage reflected her wish to be noticed by others having a "big person" problem of finding a decent man.

Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing someone pushing a baby carriage. In waking life he was bragging to friend about his plans to beat someone up. The baby carriage reflected the man's wish feel good being noticed thinking the problem of need to beat up this other person was easy. The man was "carrying around" his easy problem like something only big people do.

When you dream of baby carriage it shows that you wish you had a baby. This dream could represent your lonileness. If you see the baby carriage without a baby in it, shows sorrow and melancholy or a failure of unfulfilled targets. Keep in mind, that you need to take care of your own requirements.


Baby Food

To see or feed baby food in your dream indicates that nurturance and care is needed in a waking situation. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor to indicate that you need to eat smaller portions of food.

To eat or dream that you are being fed baby food indicates that you are being forced to re-learn something that you already know.

To dream of baby food represents a waking life situation that is being made easier for you to experience. Care or nurturing behavior to make life easier. Simplification of a problem. "Baby stepping" through a problem. Making sure that someone inexperienced can get through something they don't understand. Doing all the work for someone else so it's easy.


Baby Shower

To dream of a baby shower suggests that you are welcoming a new start. You are given a chance to start over again and do things differently this time around. You have a new found faith in life itself.

To dream of a baby shower represents feelings about being totally supported with all you need with a new beginning or new responsibility.

Alternatively, it may reflect awareness of someone else's new life being perfectly cared about. Noticing yourself "being there" for someone. It may also reflect anxiety about being noticed as helpful enough.

Negatively, a baby shower may reflect feelings about having to go out of your way to be extra supportive of someone else when you feel they don't deserve it. It may also reflect your concern that someone that you think is a loser doesn't "fuck up" a new opportunity.

When you dream of baby shower symbolizes that you are going to have a new start. This is the period of time when


Beanie Baby

To see a beanie baby in your dream suggests that you are able to adapt to most situations. Consider the animal or the name of the beanie baby. The dream may have an underlying message or a pun.

To dream of a beanie baby represents adaptability to most situations. It may also reflect a need to "keep up" with others. Consider the animal or the name of the beanie baby for additional symbolism.


Holy Water

To drink or splash holy water in your dream represents a need for spiritual cleansing and rejuvenation. You are seeking calmness and tranquility.

To dream of holy water represents thoughts, habits, or life situations that are totally redeeming, perfectly positive, or completely rid you of problems and negative situations. A redeeming action or quality that is unquestionable.

Negatively, holy water may reflect too much faith that something will instantly fix your problems.

To dream of holy water you don't trust represents your suspicions about promises or claims about something being a perfect solution, or that is totally redeeming.

Example: A deeply religious woman dreamed that she wasn't allowed to use holy water to heal herself. In waking life she was dealing with serious family issues with the possibility of her children being taken away from her. She felt that God was ignoring her praying for her problems to go away.


Mineral Water

To dream that you are drinking mineral water means that you will have a solid foundation needed to enjoy your taste for the finer things in life.

Dreaming of drinking mineral water, foretells fortune will favor your efforts, and you will enjoy your opportunities to satisfy your cravings for certain pleasures.


Water Balloon

To see or throw a water balloon in your dream symbolizes an outburst of emotions. You are venting your frustrations and anger in an indirect and playful way. You have difficulties experiencing your true feelings.

To dream that someone throws a water balloon at you represents some negative emotions or anger that is directed at you, but you are oblivious to.


Water Bending

To dream that you can bend water represents your ability to control your emotions. You can hide your feelings well.


Water Cooler

To see or use the water cooler in your dream suggests that you are literally bottling up your emotions. You are looking for safe and controlled release. Alternatively, a water cooler indicates that you are seeking spiritual nourishment or just conversation. Consider the phrase "water cooler talk".


Water Fountain

To see or drink from a water fountain indicates that you are feeling emotionally refreshed and rejuvenated.

To dream of a water fountain represents mental and emotional stability. You aren't caring about problems, or are capable of comfortably reflecting on them. Negativity or uncertainty is passing with ease or easy to control. Emotional or psychological control over issues that were previous difficult to think about.

If the fountain begins to overflow, or the water level rises this represents a return to caring about problems.

Example: A man dreamed of seeing a water fountain that almost overfilled before going back to normal. In waking life he was dealing with anxiety about a problem he had that went away, but left him a bit insecure that it might come back.


Water Gun

To see or play with a water gun in your dream signifies you passive aggressiveness. You are expressing your anger in such a playful way that others do not recognize or acknowledge your true feelings. You are having difficulties expressing your real feelings.


Water Heater

To see a water heater in your dream implies that you are keeping your anger inside, instead of expressing it. So far, you have been able to keep your feelings under control. If the water heater malfunctions or explodes, then it implies that your anger is on the verge of erupting into violent expression.

To see a rusty water heater in your dream means that you are avoiding or neglecting your anger.


Water Hose

To see a water hose in your dream represents renewal, rejuvenation and cleansing. You need to heal those emotional wounds so that you can continue to grow as a person. Alternatively, a water hose may be a metaphor for sex and sexual gratification. Or it may also be a pun that you are "getting hosed", trapped, or blindsided in some situation.


Water Lily

To see a water lily in your dream signifies grief, sorrow, and bereavement.

To dream of a water lily represents longing. You have desire or admiration for a person or situation that is always out of reach.

A common dream symbol for people who can't get over ex-lovers or daydream about things they can never be sure will happen.

In a dream, a water lily means life, hiding, concealment, travels by sea. If a traveller by sea sees a water lily in his dream, it means that his ship may drown. A water lily in a dream also represents a lawfully earned money from which one spends for his charities to please his Lord. A water lily in a dream also means sorrow, sadness, illness, a man with different faces, someone whose actions are tainted, or whose temper is changing constantly. Having a bouquet of water lily in a dream means changes, illness, sorrow or endurance.

Dreaming of a water lily, or to see them growing, foretells there will be a close commingling of prosperity and sorrow or bereavement.


Water Carrier

To see a water carrier in your dream signifies favorable prospects in fortune and love.

To dream that you are a water carrier, foretells that you will rise above your current position.

In a dream, a water carrier represents a man of piety and trueness, because he practices the best of deeds and particularly if he does not receive a wage for his delivery in the dream. If one sees himself filling a bottle of water and delivering it to a house, it represents his earnings. A water carrier in a dream also represents a gnostic who heals the illness of people’s hearts with his knowledge, love and wisdom. A water carrier in a dream also represents one who can go near high ranking people. He also represents one who delivers people’s belongings to their hands. A water carrier in a dream also may denote evil, burdens, fights, dancing, or whirling. If a water carrier delivers someone a glass of water in a dream and receives money for it, it represents a responsibility or a burden he will carry, or perhaps that the other person may receive accumulated profits from his business.


Water

To see water in your dream symbolizes your subconscious and your emotional state of mind. Water is the living essence of the psyche and the flow of life energy. It is also symbolic of spirituality, knowledge, healing and refreshment. To dream that water is boiling suggests that you are expressing some emotional turmoil. Feelings from your subconscious are surfacing and ready to be acknowledged. You need to let out some steam.

To see calm, clear water in your dream means that you are in tune with your spirituality. It denotes serenity, peace of mind, and rejuvenation.

To see muddy or dirty water in your dream indicates that you are wallowing in your negative emotions. You may need to take some time to cleanse your mind and find internal peace. Alternatively, the dream suggests that your thinking/judgment is unclear and clouded. If you are immersed in muddy water, then it indicates that you are in over your head in a situation and are overwhelmed by your emotions.

To dream that water is rising up in your house suggests that you are becoming overwhelmed by your emotions.

To hear running water in your dream denotes meditation and reflection. You are reflecting on your thoughts and emotions.

To dream that you are walking on water indicates that you have total control over your emotions. It also suggests that you need to "stay on top" of your emotions and not let them explode out of hand. Alternatively, the dream is symbolic of faith in yourself.

To dream that someone throws water at you implies that you need to show more of your emotions. You have been too disconnected from others. Alternatively, it may mean that you need to cool off.

To dream that a wall of water is coming towards you implies that your emotions are welling up and can potentially close you off to others.

To dream that you can bend water represents your ability to control your emotions. You can hide your feelings well.

To dream of water represents negativity or uncertainty that you are experiencing. An unpredictable situation. Water may also reflect a negative emotional state such as fear or ill-intentions. Our negative unconscious thoughts and emotions. Negative situations that bring uncertainty, the unfamiliar, obstacles, or unwanted changes.

Positively, water can symbolize renewal and regeneration with symbolism such as bathing, drinking water, or bottled water.

To dream of calm clear water represents peace of mind. You've confronted a problem or emotional issue. You may also be very comfortable noticing a problem all the time.

To dream of dirty water represents negative situations or uncertainty that has to be cared about all the time or requires you to be always be careful. Dirty drinking water may reflect a method of rejuvination that has been compromised or ruined. Feeling that you chance to improve has been taken away from you.

To dream of being under water represents waking life situations where you feel overwhelmed by a problem or negative emotions. You may be in over your head in a situation and are overwhelmed by your emotions.

To dream that you can breathe under water represents feelings about yourself being able to manage or handle yourself well in situations with very powerful uncertainty or negativity. You are adapting to serious problems or responsibly coping with the worst moment of your life.

To dream of hot or boiling water represents emotional turmoil or very active negative thinking patterns. You have fears, desires, guilt, or some other negative thinking pattern that is imbalanced or excessive. It may also reflect bad intentions you have for someone you're angry at.

To dream of cold water represents positive unconscious thoughts, emotions, or habits. Things that are positive that you are unaware of or don't concern yourself with.

To dream of running water represents negative situations or uncertainty that you are noticing all the time. Dripping water may reflect a problem situation that is slowly beginning to surface.

To dream of walking on water represents total control over your emotions or a negative situation. You have a handle on a problem or don't even care about a problem being a problem.

To dream of being unable to enter a body of water may reflect your feelings of being held back or incapable of facing a problem or challenge that you want to face. Negatively, it may be a sign that you want to choose a dangerous option, but feel someone or something holding you back.

To dream of water overflowing represents feelings uncertainty as a situations gets out of hand. Fear, stress, or frustrations starting to become too much to handle.

Different bodies of water represent different forms of negativity in our lives that we must confront.

Example: A man dreamed of having a hot water tank removed from his basement. The day before the dream he had faced a power fear he had been plagued with for years. The hot water tank reflected the constant negative emotional state created by his fear.

Example 2: A man dreamed of standing on a beach facing the ocean. In real life he was dealing with a serious health crisis and feared the possibility of death.

To dream of water represents negativity or uncertainty that you are experiencing. An unpredictable situation. Water may also reflect a negative emotional state such as fear or ill-intentions. Our negative unconscious thoughts and emotions. Negative situations that bring uncertainty, the unfamiliar, obstacles, or unwanted changes.

Positively, water can symbolize renewal and regeneration with symbolism such as bathing, drinking water, or bottled water.

To dream of calm clear water represents peace of mind. You've confronted a problem or emotional issue. You may also be very comfortable noticing a problem all the time.

To dream of dirty water represents negative situations or uncertainty that has to be cared about all the time or requires you to be always be careful. Dirty drinking water may reflect a method of rejuvenation that has been compromised or ruined. Feeling that you chance to improve has been taken away from you.

To dream of being under water represents waking life situations where you feel overwhelmed by a problem or negative emotions. You may be in over your head in a situation and are overwhelmed by your emotions.

To dream that you can breathe under water represents feelings about yourself being able to manage or handle yourself well in situations with very powerful uncertainty or negativity. You are adapting to serious problems or responsibly coping with the worst moment of your life.

To dream of hot or boiling water represents emotional turmoil or very active negative thinking patterns. You have fears, desires, guilt, or some other negative thinking pattern that is imbalanced or excessive. It may also reflect bad intentions you have for someone you're angry at.

To dream of cold water represents positive unconscious thoughts, emotions, or habits. Things that are positive that you are unaware of or don't concern yourself with.

To dream of running water represents negative situations or uncertainty that you are noticing all the time. Dripping water may reflect a problem situation that is slowly beginning to surface.

To dream of walking on water represents total control over your emotions or a negative situation. You have a handle on a problem or don't even care about a problem being a problem.

To dream of being unable to enter a body of water may reflect your feelings of being held back or incapable of facing a problem or challenge that you want to face. Negatively, it may be a sign that you want to choose a dangerous option, but feel someone or something holding you back.

To dream of water overflowing represents feelings uncertainty as a situations gets out of hand. Fear, stress, or frustrations starting to become too much to handle.

Different bodies of water represent different forms of negativity in our lives that we must confront.

See the [[themes section for water]] for a more in depth look at water symbolism.

Example: A man dreamed of having a hot water tank removed from his basement. The day before the dream he had faced a power fear he had been plagued with for years. The hot water tank reflected the constant negative emotional state created by his fear.

Example 2: A man dreamed of standing on a beach facing the ocean. In real life he was dealing with a serious health crisis and feared the possibility of death.

Water in a dream represents a happy life, money, prosperity, expansion of one’s business, increase in one’s income, or it could mean marriage. If one sees the water pure and abundant in his dream, it means lowering of prices, peace and social justice. If one sees himself chewing on water in a dream, it means toiling and hardships related to earning his livelihood. Drinking a glass of water in a dream means protection against any danger from one’s enemy and it denotes a prosperous year for the one who drinks it in a dream. Drinking more water in a dream than what one usually drinks in wakefulness means longevity. If one glass of water does not quench one’s thirst in the dream, it means discord between husband and wife. If one immerses his hand in water in a dream, it means that he will play with money and confuse himself. Fresh potable water or a well in a dream also could be the immediate cause of a trial, fight or calamity. Giving someone a glass of water in a dream is glad tidings of a child. Drinking a glass of spring water in a dream means conceiving a child, or that he will receive benefits from his wife. In this sense, glass in a dream represent the substance of a woman and water represents a fetus. Drinking hot water in a dream means distress and adversities. If one is pushed into a pond or a river of clear water in a dream, it means receiving a pleasant surprise. Seeing oneself submerged in a body of water in a dream means facing a trial, distress, bewilderment and adversities. Carrying a jar of clear water in a dream means receiving an inheritance. Asking people for water to drink in a dream means lying to them by claiming to be needy. Stagnant water in a dream means imprisonment, distress, or depression. It is said that stagnant water in a dream has weaker meaning than running water. Bad smelling or putrid water in a dream represents a wretched life. Bitter water in a dream means a bitter life. Boiling water in a dream means suffering from heat. If boiling water is used during the daylight in a dream, it means suffering from chastisement, afflictions and punishment for one’s sins. If used during the nighttime in a dream, then it means fear of evil spirits. Salty water in a dream means hardships and difficulties in earning one’s livelihood. Murky waters in a dream represent unlawful earnings. Black colored water in a dream means destruction or family problems. Drinking black colored water in a dream also may mean blindness. Yellow water in a dream means an illness. Boiling water, blazing water, or oozing water in a dream means change of one’s status, or being deprived of God’s favors for lack of gratitude and for being a hindrance against those who do good. Drinking polluted seawater in a dream means turbulences, distress and sufferings that will be brought about by someone in authority. If seawater runs inside one’s dwelling place or business, and if one drinks from it in a dream, it means an illness. If everyone drinks from it in the dream, then it means a plague. Murky water in a dream denotes a tyrant. If a sick person bathes in murky water then walks out of it in a dream, it means that he will recover from his illness. If he is facing adversities, it means that he will be able to overcome them. If he is incarcerated, it means that he will be released. Pure potable water in a dream means salvation. Saltwater in a dream means distress. If one sees murky water gushing froth from a water well in a dream, it means a bad marriage. Walking on water in a dream represents the strength of one’s faith, certitude and trust in God Almighty. This is particularly true if while walking one also speaks words of wisdom and piety. Otherwise, walking on water in a dream could mean ascertaining something that is not too clear. Walking on water in a dream also means undertaking a dangerous trip and trusting in God Almighty for protection and guidance. Walking on water in a dream also means undertaking a dangerous venture. If one walks back from the water to dry land in a dream, it means that he will satisfy his needs or desire. Falling into a deep sea or a deep river but not reaching the bottom of it in the dream means wealth and prosperity, for the world in a dream represents a deep ocean. If one falls into a river and if he is overcome by water in a dream, it means that he will fall sick. If he drowns in a river in a dream, it means his death. Falling into water in a dream also could mean happiness, joy, or blessings. Observing the reflection of one’s face in the waters looking beautiful in a dream shows kindness toward one’s household and neighbors. Reaching a pond of clear water in a dream means speaking good words. Pouring water inside a bag in a dream means spending money to please a woman. Pouring water over a place where it is of no benefit in the dream means wasting one’s money. Floods in a dream means distress, suffering and corruption, depending on their strength. If the water level of a dam or a river rises and inundates people’s homes and businesses and becomes a threat to people’s lives in a dream, it means discord and trials after which evil people will be eliminated from that place. If one sees water flowing over his own roof in a dream, it means a quick distress, or a permanent stress that will be brought by someone in authority. Sweet potable water in a dream represents lawful earnings, a good heart, knowledge, revival, recovering from a dangerous illness, a wife, a husband, or marriage. If one drinks a sweet and a refreshing glass of water from a permissible cup in a dream, it means that his marriage is proper. Otherwise, if the container from which one drinks in his dream is unlawful, it means that his marriage is illegal from a religious point of view. Water in a dream also denotes the drink of poor people, or what gallant people exchange and share among themselves. If a thirsty person quenches his thirst with water in a dream, it means comfort, appeasement of one’s bewilderments, prosperity verses poverty, or reuniting one’s family. Bathing in fresh spring water in a dream means payment of one’s debts. If sweet and potable water becomes salty in a dream, it means apostasy, or straying from the path of God Almighty and meeting with insurmountable difficulties. Car- rying water in a container in a dream means conceiving a child and increase in one’s income. Abundance of water at a time when it is supposed to be low, or drought at a time when it is supposed to be raining in a dream means injustice, abuse, high prices, divided opinions, weaknesses, or payment of financial damages. Clear water in a dream also means recovering from trachoma. The explosion of a water tank or a pipe in a dream means distress, trouble and adversities. Green colored water in a dream means a long illness or a wretched life. Drinking black colored water in a dream means becoming blind. Sucking water in a dream means tight circumstances. If unexpectedly one is showered with hot water in a dream, it means a fever, an illness or a scare from evil spirits, the intensity of which is relevant to how hot is the water. If one’s garment gets wet in a dream, it means changes in one’s travel plans, or it could mean delaying a project, or failure of one’s plans. If a poor person sees himself carrying a container of water in a dream, it means money. If a rich person sees that dream, it means marriage, or conceiving a child. Carrying water in a purse, socks, a cloth, or in any porous material in a dream means pride about one’s wealth, status, attainments, fame and living conditions. Pouring water into a container in a dream means getting married. Bathing in cold water in a dream means repenting from sin, recovering from an illness, release from prison, payment of one’s debts, or dispelling one’s fears. Drawing water from a well in a dream means earning money through deception and fraud. Channeling irrigations to water a garden or a farm in a dream means earning money from a woman. If the trees of one’s garden or farm do blossom in the dream, it means conceiving a child from such a woman. Watering a garden or a farm in a dream also means having sexual intercourse with one’s wife. If pure water gushes forth from one’s mouth in a dream, it means that he is a gnostic and people will benefit from his knowledge, wisdom and admonition. If one is a young merchant, it means that he is a truthful person. Sweet water in a dream also represents the element of faith in God Almighty, while saltwater represents the element of atheism. In a dream, water also means wealth. Seeping water from a crack in a wall means adversities and distress caused by a brother or an in-law.

This indicates birth (of some person).

Dreaming of clear water, foretells that you will joyfully realize prosperity and pleasure. If the water is muddy, you will be in danger and gloom will occupy Pleasure’s seat. If you see it rise up in your house, denotes that you will struggle to resist evil, but unless you see it subside, you will succumb to dangerous influences. If you find yourself baling it out, but with feet growing wet, foreshadows trouble, sickness, and misery will work you a hard task, but you will forestall them by your watchfulness. The same may be applied to muddy water rising in vessels. To fall into muddy water, is a sign that you will make many bitter mistakes, and will suffer poignant grief therefrom. To drink muddy water, portends sickness, but drinking it clear and refreshing brings favorable consummation of fair hopes. To sport with water, denotes a sudden awakening to love and passion. To have it sprayed on your head, denotes that your passionate awakening to love will meet reciprocal consummation. The following dream and its allegorical occurrence in actual life is related by a young woman student of dreams: {Without knowing how, I was (in my dream) on a boat, I waded through clear blue water to a wharfboat, which I found to be snow white, but rough and splintry. The next evening I had a delightful male caller, but he remained beyond the time prescribed by mothers and I was severely censured for it.} The blue water and fairy white boat were the disappointing prospects in the symbol.


© Dream-Of.com 2015 - 2018 Privacy Contact