The letter D in a dream represents confrontation with sacrifice. Full awareness of a situation that demands that you give something up or put others first.
The symbolism is based on the design of the letter D being a straight line that is facing a half circle. The straight line reflects confrontation and the half circle reflect something that is incomplete. This symbolism is supported by the fact that the letter D is the 4th letter of the alphabet where 4 in numerology symbolizes sacrifice.
D is also the roman numeral for 500. TOP
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To dream of a Dalmatian represents agreeableness, people pleasing, or doing everything you can to keep someone happy.
Positively, it can reflect supportive behavior, or attempts to get along well with others. Negatively, it may represent a tendency to overlook your own feelings to care about the needs of others. You may resent people or feel like a doormat. TOP
To dream of a dam represents uncertainty or a negative situation that is being kept on hold. Repressed emotions or problems. It may also reflect a controlled release of emotional energy. A problem that is being slowly tapered off.
To dream of a bursting a dam represent uncertainty or a negative situation that you can't control anymore. You are overwhelmed by a problem or conflict. An outpouring of negativity that is unstoppable. TOP
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To dream of being in a dance exercise class represents your attempt to keep up with other people. You may be trying to show that you are just as good as others while being in sync with their beliefs or values.
Example: A man dreamed of being in a dance exercise class. In waking life he was undergoing testing for a job. The dance exercise class reflected the pressure to keep up with other applicants and constantly prove himself to the prospective employer. TOP
To dream of dancing with someone represents an area of your life where there is harmony or things are doing what they are supposed to be doing. Co-operative balance. Being in lockstep with other people or a situation. You may be feelings pleased about how a particular situation or relationship is going.
Alternatively, dancing with someone may reflect the flow of a relationship. How co-operative you and a partner are. It may also reflect the flow of good decision-making or successful choices.
To dream of dancing awkwardly represents inexperience or feeling that you're a novice. Trying you best to find balance or harmony in a situation or relationship.
To dream of dancing by yourself represents happiness or feeling good about a situation working out the way you want it to. Success or life working out for you. Sense of exhilaration.
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To dream of dandelion represents your wish to have or notice something else. Hope for different choices or experiences than your current one. Feelings of being annoyed that something isn't good enough. TOP
To dream of dandruff represents embarrassment with having problems that other people don't have. Feeling frustrated or low self-esteem because you aren't as carefree as other people. You may have a lot of stress and tension. Not liking yourself noticing other people being perfect without getting to be perfect yourself.
Dandruff may be a sign that you need to rethink the way you approach your current problems. TOP
To dream of feeling a sense of danger represents feeling of risk, threats, or potential failure. Feeling that a loss is imminent. It may be a sign that you need to be more open about your fears or anxieties with others.
Alternatively, danger in a dream may also reflect your feelings of having gone too far with a problem. A sign that you need to reverse course or be honest in a waking life situation. TOP
To dream of Danish people represents an aspect of yourself that is critical or complaining a lot. You or someone else that is always noticing something wrong.
Negatively, it may reflect your or someone else that is too concerned with finding something wrong. Stepping over the line being rude about other people's problems. Never being willing to tell someone else what is attractive or positive about themselves. TOP
To dreaming that you dare someone to do something represents a wish to push yourself or someone else to prove fearlessness.
Negatively, giving someone a dare may be a sign that you are too dominating, overbearing, or too concerned with showing off.
To dream of accepting a dare represents your wish to prove that you aren't afraid of something. It may also be a sign that you are taking unnecessary risks. TOP
To dream of a daredevil represents an aspect of yourself that is risking everything to prove itself. You or someone else that is being noticed taking a big chance. TOP
To dream of a photography dark room represents your deep concern that expectations or impressions are kept. It may also reflect your concern about keeping a promise or making sure a situation is remembered positively. Negatively, a dark room may represent a fear of embarrassing yourself not keeping up an impression you've made on someone.
To dream of being in a dark or poorly lit room may represent a dangerous possibility in your life. A situation that you don't understand or are afraid of. Alternatively, a dark room may represent a situation that confuses you or leaves you with little help. Having to do something with few resources or information. TOP
To dream of darkness represents situations where you feel there is nothing positive happening. Fear, ignorance, injustice, anger, evil, death, or powerful uncertainty. It may also reflect a positive situation that has taken a turn for the worst.
Alternatively, darkness may symbolize your inability to see the truth or find the answers you want. Feeling cut off or without the ability to know what is happening in a situation. Feeling unable to know what is happening with other people.
To dream of the sun or light taking away the darkness represents answers, overcoming problems, or fear that is vanishing.
To dream of feeling safe in the dark it may reflect insecurity or self-defeat. Preferring to stay afraid or to avoid a challenge. It may also mean you are preferring to live with fear or negativity. A sign that negative influences or negative thinking patterns may be more interesting to you than real power. Alternatively, choosing the dark may represent the choice to stay ignorant.
To dream of pitch black darkness represents feelings of danger and uncertainty. You may be experiencing a serious problem without any idea about how to solve it. Not wanting to risk anything at all when something bad or negative is happening. Feeling that there is no help in range.
To dream of darkness overtaking the world represents feelings about your entire life revolving around a significant turn for the worst. Feeling that your entire life is being overtaken by fear, uncertainty, or negative energy. A dramatic loss of hope, trust, or justice. Feeling terrified that nothing matters ever again. TOP
To dream of a dartboard represents an issue or situation you are trying to be "perfecter" than someone else at. A goal you are trying to reach perfectly before someone else does.
Negatively, a dartboard may reflect a fear of failure or anxiety about being out-shined.
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To dream of playing darts represents your attempt to be "perfecter" or get something right more than someone else. Not wanting someone else proving themselves before you do. A competitive moment in your life where losing isn't an option.
It may also reflect your attempt to practice being perfect at something or get something right all the time.
Example: A young girl dreamed of fire darts that didn't work when she used them and they fell to the ground. She then cried. In waking life she had a speech impediment that her grandmother made fun of. The fire darts that didn't work may have reflected her frustrated vain attempt to speak perfect. TOP
To dream of having a daughter represents passive ideas, habits, or developments that are being encouraged or allowed to flourish. Situations or aspects of yourself that you are encouraging that have no control or power. A daughter may also reflect the development of situations that give away control or authority to others. A developing feminine aspect of your personality or life. An aspect of your personality or life that is subordinate.
Alternatively, a daughter in a dream may reflect issues with your waking life relationship with her.
To dream of having a daughter that you don't recognize represents new passive ideas, habits, or developments. A passive aspect of yourself not thought about or experienced before.
Evil daughters symbolize negative or corrupted passive aspects of your personality that you are encouraging. It may be a sign that you need to assert yourself more.
If you have more than one daughter in real life then each daughter will represent a different aspect of your life based on your most honest feelings about then.
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To dream of the dawn represents a fresh start or the end of troubling time. Reemerging into a new stage in your life or new opportunities. Rejuvenation, enlightenment, or a renewed sense of vitality. A dark moment or difficult time may be coming to an end.
Alternatively, the dawn may reflect new insights, new ideas, or new understanding. TOP
To dream of a daycare represents your perspective on plans or responsibilities that you want to "pick up" on later on. Laying the groundwork or making plans for things that you are too preoccupied to deal with right now. You might be telling yourself that you want to do something as soon as you're free to. A sign that you are too distracted to do something you really want.
To dream of being looked after at a daycare represents feelings that you aren't a priority. Someone may be making plans with you or making promises, but is currently too busy for you. The daycare may reflect beliefs or situations intended to temporarily distract you.
The condition of the daycare reflects how you feel while you are forced to wait for something more important or interesting to happen.
Example: A girl dreamed of kissing her crush inside a daycare. In real life she had a boyfriend, but was considering dating another guy. The daycare represented her plan to date the new guy that she couldn't currently do anything about because she was dating someone else. Flirting, body language, or showing up in places he was at were all things used to "look after her baby" for when the current relationship failed. TOP
In a dream a period of a day is often a symbol for a phase, a development period, or moment of conflict. Mornings are the beginning of a phase, afternoon the middle, and evening the end of a phase.
Any mention of having to wait until tomorrow may be symbolic of changes occurring after a phase has completed or a problem has ended.
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To dream of being dead represents feelings of loss or total failure. If your death takes on a more positive theme it may reflect positive changes or transformation.
To dream of seeing dead people represents aspects if your personality that have completely changed or lost all power. It can also reflect your projection of other people that have changed or lost power. You or someone else may have experienced a noticeable change.
To dream of seeing dead loved ones who actually died in real life most likely reflect an aspect of your personality based on your most honest feelings about them. The fact that they are dead is most likely irrelevant unless it's the most powerful quality about them. For example, seeing your deceased father most likely symbolizes your conscience just as it would if he were alive.
If loved ones have recently passed away or you've been spending a lot of time remembering them then they may represent your grief or desire to be with them again.
Example: A woman dreamed of holding a dead baby in her arms. In waking life she had just received news from her doctor that she would be unable to ever bear children. The dead baby may have reflected her dead hopes to have a baby.
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To dream of a dead body represents feeling about an area of your life that has completely changed. It may also reflect a loss or sense of failure. A transition or ending.
Positively, a dead body may represent negative aspects of your personality or negative situations that have been successfully confronted. You have stood up to something or resisted negative influences. The end of an era.
Negatively, a dead body may represent positive aspects of your personality that have been overcome by negative emotions or situations. A mistake or failure may have spoiled an area of your life. The end of a relationship or something happy in your life. Feeling replaced. Feelings about experiencing a permanent loss of some kind. Feeling that there is nothing left you can do to keep a situation going.
To dream of trying to hide a dead body may represent your attempts to conceal your past or to cover up a failure. It may also reflect your wish to edit your tastes or beliefs for a special situation, group, or person.
To dream of burying a dead body represents a wish to due away with things about ourselves that we feel are undesirable. Hiding a liability or a concern that something about you will be brought to light. Positively, it may reflect progress of you move away from bad habits, negative influences, or things you feel are childish.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her own dead body floating in water. In waking life she separated from her husband and was beginning to realize that she could never love her husband again. Her desire to be married was lost for good.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a dead bird. In waking life he accidentally crossed paths with an old girlfriend and fully realized that there was no hope left to be her ever again.
Example 3: A young woman dreamed of seeing a dead dog. In waking life she had broken up with her boyfriend.
Example 4: A young man dreamed of seeing a number of dead people. In waking life he was thinking about how terrible it was to experience a friendship ending. TOP
To dream that have reached a dead end represents an end to a situation, relationship, or certain beliefs. You may no longer be able to pursue your goals or live as you used to. You may feel forced to change as life can't continue the way you've always had it.
Alternatively, the dream may be a sign that you feel that you are going nowhere. A dead end job or a dead end relationship. You may need to reevaluate your options. TOP
To dream of dead relative usually represents an aspect of yourself based on their role in the family or your most honest feelings about them.
The fact that your relative is dead in the dream most likely doesn't have as much meaning as do your most honest feelings about them when they were alive. For example, someone seeing a deceased father in a dream will most likely reflect your conscience or a decision you are making just same as someone dreaming of their father who is currently still alive.
Alternatively, a dead relative may reflect your grief or feelings about their passing.
To dream of a dead relative dancing most likely represents your feelings about how well some area of your life is working out.
Example: A man dreamed of his dead father. In waking life he was making an important decision. His dead father reflected his conscience or decision-making ability. The fact that he was dead had no significance.
Example 2: A man dreamed of his dead grandmother. In waking life he was experiencing a problem that he had prior experience with. His grandmother in the dream reflected the wisdom of past experience or "having been there before." His ability to override poorer judgment. Her being dead had no bearing on the symbolism.
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To dream of seeing someone deaf may represent feelings about yourself or others having an impaired ability to understand instructions. It may also reflect you or others that are not listening to others or don't think it's important to listen to advice.
To dream of yourself being deaf represents an inability to understand what is happening around you. Feeling that everyone else "gets it", but you don't. Feeling totally closed off or like an outsider. Feelings of having lost the ability to stay informed.
Negatively, being deaf may reflect stubbornness or choosing to purposely ignore other people opinions, ideas, or feelings. Choosing not to listen to someone at all. Ignoring advice given to you because it's not really what you want to hear or because you don't believe it really matters.
Alternatively, being deaf may represent a situation where you are purposely closing yourself off from the world. Choosing not to listen to distractions. Taking a break or vacation without any disruptions.
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To dream about death represents change. Your personality or life situation is transforming for better or worse. An area of your life has come to an end, an era is over, or roles are shifting. You may also be preoccupied with someone else's death or illness. Alternatively, death in a dream can reflect failure or loss.
Dreams of death that come true are incredibly rare. They more likely to reflect fears of failure or feelings about undesirable changes than an actual death. In one study, people with heart disease who dreamed of death and taking journeys had a much higher mortality rate.
Seeing bad people die in your dreams is a sign that issues have been confronted. Negative aspects of the personality are being overcome by positive influences. Good people in your dreams dying symbolizes positive aspects of your personality being overcome by negative influences.
To dream of experiencing your own death represents feeling of watching yourself fail completely. Positively, it may reflect the experience of watching yourself undergo a powerful change or transformation.
To dream of experiencing your own death after helping others may be a sign that you nee to reconsider how you are handling yourself in waking life. You may be stupidly giving up too much of yourself to others. Unreasonable risks or endangering yourself.
To dream of dying while people laugh at you represents feelings about situations or people being indifferent or insensitive to your failures.
To dream of people you know dying symbolizes changes to certain qualities in yourself that these people reflect in you. It may also represent your view of these people succumbing to a problem as well as shifts in their personality or lifestyle.
To dream of a child dying represents a loss or unpleasant change to some area of your life that had potential. Positively, a child death may reflect a growing problem that has finally been dealt with.
To see your parents die in a dream reflects an inability to make positive or effective choices. Your father dying symbolizes your conscience or ability to make positive choices being compromised. Your mother dying symbolizes your intuition or ability to think ahead being compromised. A dead mother may also reflect feelings of being overwhelmed by bad luck. You can't find answers you want, or you feel unlucky. The death of parents in a dream is a sign that you need to seriously reconsider your current life path. Significant or fundamental changes may be in order.
To see a boyfriend or girlfriend die in a dream symbolizes a helpful or protective aspect of your personality that has been overcome by a problem. A habit or situation that had your best interests at heart may no longer be viable or has been compromised.
To dream of a spouse dying represents a permanent or secure aspect of yourself that has been compromised. A habit or situation that you've completely depended has changed. Something you were accustomed to may have been compromised. It may also reflect a loss of something in your life that you never believed would change.
Example: A woman dreamed of her father dying. In waking life she had broken up with her boyfriend. The dream reflected the metaphorical "passing" of her decision (father symbolizes decision making) to give her boyfriend anymore chances in the relationship.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of her child being hit and killed in a car accident. In waking life she had gotten into a big argument with her husband about future plans they had together which she felt would never happen now.
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To dream of a death sentence represents feelings about an inevitable failure or loss. You may be experiencing a crucial deadline you feel you can't meet, experiencing an untreatable illness, or a unbearable wait for an embarrassment you feel can't be avoided.
Alternatively, a death sentence may reflect feelings about the worst kind of punishment you could imagine. Your fear of the worst consequences imaginable. The ultimate sanction. Losing your job or being fired. A ruthless ending. Feeling permanently ostracized. TOP
To dream of being in debt represents a overwhelming sense of obligation, struggle or worries. It may also reflect feelings of needing to bring restitution to a situation that you feel guilty for. Feeling that you have to return a favor. Feeling that you have to respect someone or something.
Alternatively, dreaming of being in debt may represent a situation that feels horrible because you can't do anything you really want until a situation is balanced.
To dream of not wanting to pay back your debt may reflect resentment of having to respect a person or situation. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are being dishonest or falling back on your promises.
To dream that others are debt to you may reflect feelings of being owed favors, opportunities, or respect. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are worried about someone cheating you or never keeping a promise. Negatively, having others in debt to you may be a sign that you are demanding too much from others. TOP
To dream of a decal represents a wish to feel good being noticed by others doing something better or faster. Negatively, a decal may be a sign that you or someone you know is too concerned with showing off.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing his father put a decal on a race car. In waking life he was noticing his very sick father delude himself about proving himself by showing off with a big project he was physically incapable of doing. TOP
To dream of decapitation represents decision-making that has been cut off. The severing of control. An aspect of your personality or your projection of a situation that is being cut off from making choices. It may also reflect the severing of relationships. Cutting yourself off bad habits permanently. A dramatic positive change in your life.
To dream of being decapitated may represent feelings about a person or situation that is cutting off your ability to make choices. An embarrassment or punishment that leaves you impotent. Feeling powerless to control anything.
Example: A man dreamed of decapitating an evil person. In waking life he was recovering from wanting to commit suicide.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of decapitating his brother. In waking life he was considering cutting his brother out of his life for good.
Example 3: A young girl dreamed of herself being decapitated. In waking life she was experiencing herself being molested with no way to stop it. TOP
To dream of something decaying represents an area of your life that is experiencing slow degradation or failure. Positively, it may reflect slow growth or improvement as negativity goes away. Negatively, it may reflect confidence or vitality that is slowly being lost. TOP
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To dream of noticing deception represents you feeling that someone or something in your waking life is not doing what they're supposed to be doing. It may also reflect you attempt to sidestep rules. Alternatively, it may reflect your awareness of yourself trying to make excuses or your guilt about lying.
To dream of yourself trying to lie or deceive another person may reflect your attempt to lie to yourself or make excuses. It may also reflect your awareness of yourself trying to get away with something or be dishonest with someone. You may feel guilty.
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To dream of a deck represents your enjoyment of success. Freely using power or doing whatever you want. Feeling good noticing things you want happening easily.
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To dream of a deer represents an aspect of your personality that is unaware or naive. A deer may also reflect how you are unprepared for a problem. You might be "too nice" about something or aren't being savvy enough.
A deer is a sign that you need to become better informed or that you don't realize a potential danger. A deer also reflects innocence, gullibility, or vulnerability to aggression from others. You are too open to being victimized.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a deer eating grass. In waking life he had been warned about a coming disaster and ignored it. TOP
To dream of defecation in a toilet represents cleansing of negative emotions, beliefs, or situations. You may be finished with something in your life. Getting rid of a problem once and for all.
To dream of defecation in an obscene or improper manner represents spoiling something good or creating a problem. It suggests thoughtlessness, and inappropriate thoughts and behaviors. You may be getting rid of a problem in a manner that careless, rude, or irresponsible. Getting rid of a problem in such a way that it creates other problems.
To dream of defecation in front of other people may represent pressure you feel being placed on you to deal with a problem. It may also reflect feelings of embarrassment as you deal with problems out in the open.
To dream of defecating out mice or rats may reflect your attempts to pass your problems off on to other people. Creating problems, the need for lies, underhanded behavior, or conflict because you preferred help yourself get rid of a problem without any consideration for others. It may also reflect problems you are creating for yourself by not getting rid of a problem honestly.
Example: A woman dreamed of her deceased sister defecating on the floor. In waking life she was experiencing her engagement being cancelled by her fiancee and many of her friends starting to turn on her because of it. The defecation on the floor may have reflected the insensitive manner in which her relationship ended creating a mess for her socially.
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To dream of something being defective represents feelings about some area of your life not functioning properly or being damaged.
Dreams of defective objects are common to people who are preparing to undergo a surgical operation. A reflection of their feelings about damage that has been done to the body. TOP
To dream of deflating something represents a loss of confidence, self-esteem, or self-worth. A loss of happiness or feeling impotent.
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To dream of a person or animal that is deformed represents an aspect of your personality that feels permanently corrupted or didn't turn out the way it was supposed to. Something you my feel can't be fixed or changed. A deformity may also reflect feelings of being emotionally crippled or helpless.
To dream of a deformed baby or child represents feelings about something being permanently wrong with a new or developing area of your life.
To dream of a deformed face represents feelings about something being permanently wrong with your personality. Feeling unable to change, be happy, or lacking the ability to be as interesting as you want to feel. Feeling socially inept or weak. It also reflect your feelings about someone else having a personality that you feel is unable to be normal. TOP
To dream of defriending someone represents the choice to reject certain beliefs, people, or situations. Behavior, people, or places that were helpful are no longer interesting to you. Positively, it may be a sign that you are maturing or want to give up bad habits. Negatively, you may be in denial about your own faults.
Alternatively, defriending someone may reflect social disconnection or choosing to isolate yourself from certain influences.
Consider who it is you are defriending at what they may reflect in your own personality or a situation you are experiencing. TOP
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To dream of expecting a delivery represents your expectations that an experience or solution to a problem will soon be yours. Waiting for acknowledge or results from some area of your life.
Negatively, expecting a delivery may reflect too much trust in others doing things for you. Naive hopes or expectations. Letting an opportunity pass you by while you wait for something that may not happen.
To dream of carrying out a delivery for someone else represents answers, goals, or experiences you are carrying others to. Making something easy for someone else or making sure that someone has something all to themselves.
Negatively, carrying out a delivery may be a sign that you are going out of your way to make sure someone gets the karma you feel they deserve. It may also indicate that you are too subordinate or attentive to others needs.
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To dream of a demolition represents a major change that you are undergoing. A final end to a situation or relationship. It may also reflect plans you have made to end something that are finally happening. Canceling out every single thing.
Negatively, you may feel out of control or unable to stop a big loss. TOP
To dream of a demon represents an aspect of your personality that is noticeably antagonistic to anything positive. It reflects problematic people, situations, or your own bad habits that are totally motivated by negativity. It may also reflect people or situations that seem to actively work against you, or your own shadow self that prefers negative choices. Destruction addictions you can't resist.
A demon may also reflect people or situations that never allow you to break free of a problem. Also jealousy or bitterness that seems personal. Ignorance, distress, or meanness. Feeling as though someone is out to get you.
Alternatively, a demon may reflect your own jealousy, bitterness, or anger at someone you want to torment or get revenge on.
To dream of being possessed by demons may reflect a powerful sense of helplessness. You may have strong feelings of guilt, anger, or bitterness. It may also indicate problems getting over your past.
Example real life situations that may inspire demon dreams may be racism, abuse, children that won't behave, , revenge, intense fears, addictions, or bullying.
To dream of fighting a demon represents emotional or psychological conflict with bad influences, bad habits, or negative situations. Confrontation with something you perceive to be negative or dangerous.
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To dream of being in Denmark represents a mindset that is focused on complaining or being critical. You may feel that everyone around you is too critical of you or won't stop complaining about what you are doing. Difficulty pleasing people or feeling that someone is very rude about telling you what your problem is. TOP
To dreaming dental floss represents your wish for total confidence. Making absolutely sure that you having everything in order or that you will appear respectable to others. Being on top of your game or being prepared for anything. It may also reflect your wish to look your best.
If your gums become bloody as a result of flossing it may reflect a growing pains. Trying to be the best you can be, but noticing it's tiring. You may not give yourself this much personal attention very often. TOP
To dream of a dentist represents an aspect of your personality that is unpleasant, but necessary. Unwanted situations that may be in your best interest. Changes to thoughts, opinions, and habits that increase confidence and vitality, yet feel bad. Something that fixes your problems and doesn't care about feeling good at all.
A dentist may represent a forced confrontation with a negative situation. TOP
To dream of dentures represents your attempt to fake something in order to remain confident or dignified. You may not be totally honest in a waking life situation. You may be using something to alter your appearance or hide your flaws from others. TOP
To dream of a department store represents intelligent fulfillment of goals, needs, or wishes that you have. Asking questions, doing research, or negotiating what you want. Not feeling any pressure about a choice you are considering.
Example: A man dreamed of standing outside a department store that he was about to enter. In waking life he was about to begin negotiations with a radio station to get an ad placed on the air. He was asking a lot of questions about price options before ever making a serious choice and didn't feel pressured into having to do anything just yet.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of shopping at a department store with her husband. In waking life her husband wanted a divorce when she didn't. Shopping at the department store reflected her wish to take her time or keep considering any options possible to save the marriage. Wanting to feel no pressure while they considered reconciling. TOP
To dream of a departure represents feelings about experiencing or expecting to leave a situation behind you. Leaving the past or a relationship behind. Expecting a change or something new in your life. Moving on. Alternatively, dreaming of departing may reflect your desire to escape a current situation.
Departures in dreams may occur if someone is expecting or preparing for death. Feelings about someone important in your life having left you. TOP
To dream of depression reflects a lack of belief in yourself or in a situation. You may have lost hope or confidence. Alternatively, depression in a dream may reflect how you are feeling sorry for yourself.
Depression in a dream may be a sign that you need to force yourself to make positive changes in your life or believe in yourself more.
To dream of experiencing a financial depression represents a total loss of faith or hope in your abilities. You may be having a big slump or feel that easy opportunities in life are drying up. It may also reflect common feeling of failure or a lack of opportunity amongst you and the people you know. You can't do anything because no one else can. TOP
To dream that a train has been derailed represents a setback towards a long term goal or objective. An accident for unforeseen problem that has taken your plans off-coarse. Experiencing problems that require you to start over or rethink your original strategy.
Feeling that sticking with plan you originally thought was good is no longer going to work.
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To dream of a derelict building represents a neglected area of your life that is beyond fixing or returning to. Having left something alone for so long that restarting it or repairing are out of the question. Alternatively, a derelict building represents memories of failed friendships, old relationships, or feeling uncomfortable remembering a disappointing failure.
To dream that a building or space is derelict may also represent your feelings about how terrible it is to notice an area of your life never being paid attention to again. Feeling that some area of your life didn't get the chance it deserved or blew it's only opportunity to succeed. TOP
To dream of a desert represents a situation that is totally uncaring or unconcerned about your feelings or happiness. It reflects something in your life that is cold, meaningless, unenjoyable, or lack respect. Feeling empty inside or that nobody cares about you. Unbearable boredom.
A desert may appear in dreams when you experience a lack of friendship, a lack of respect, realize someone doesn't love you, or experience situations that seem empty or pointless.
To dream of being lost in the desert may reflect feelings of being unable to escape situations that feel unbearable, empty, or bleak.
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To dream of feeling sexual desire represents your eagerness to experience a situation or outcome. Alternatively, feeling sexual desire may reflect your difficulty resisting certain habits.
Negatively, sexual desire in a dream may be a sign that you are nonobjectively viewing a situation or interest as being too perfect. You are believing that something will be too easy or feel good when it may actually be unrealistic or very difficult. Enjoying a impossible fantasy of achievement or deluding yourself with something you are not qualified for.
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To dream of a desk globe represents feelings about an central issue or powerful resource being used to easily understand people any time you want. Issues which life revolves around being used to learn about what other people honestly think. Feeling that "whole world is in your hands." People's honest thoughts or feelings can't escape you.
Negatively, a desk globe may reflect the ease with which you can change conditions to manipulate people. A lack of respect for total power or manipulative abilities. Never having to ask for what you want or respect someone if you don't want to. Abuse of authority or surveillance capabilities.
Alternatively, a desk globe may reflect the ease with which you use powerful connections or resources.
Example: A young woman dreamed of walking and riding her bike on top of a desk globe. In waking life she got in trouble with an authority figure and felt that she had to fix the problem she created while feeling she couldn't escape this authority figure's total power over them which their welded with great ease to keep checking on her.
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To dream of a desk represents your focus on evaluating a problem, figuring something out, or considering options. There may be an issue that you are interested in paying attention to.
To dream of sitting at a desk bored, or not concerned with anything serious may reflect an unpleasant situation you feel forced to think about. It may also be a sign that you need to be more serious or try harder to deal with problems.
To dream of sitting at someone else's desk represents your interest in paying attention to an issue through a different perspective, or though some aspect of your personality. TOP
To dream that you are in despair represents feelings that something good will never happen to you again. Hardship or cruelty you are experiencing. TOP
To dream of eating dessert represents pleasant feelings about something being over. You may be treating yourself or giving yourself a reward now that a difficulty has finished. Indulging in or celebrating your success. Satisfaction with a job well done.
Consider the type of fruit or flavor of the dessert for additional symbolism.
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To dream of having a destination represents a purpose or goal you are trying to achieve. It may also reflect a mindset, mood, or lifestyle you wish to achieve.
To dream of missing out of the opportunity to reach your destination may mirror waking life feelings of missing an opportunity to reach a goal. A lost sense of purpose. A fear of losing out.
To dream of travelling to the wrong destination may reflect waking life confusion about your goals or priorities.
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To dream about destruction represents a chaotic situation occurring in your life or major change. Emotional devastation. Things may not be going the way you want it to. Self-destructive choices.
Positively, dreaming of destruction may reflect enormous obstacles you are overcoming.
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To see a detective in your dream, represents an aspect of your personality that is suspicious or thinks something doesn't make sense. You may be trying to solve a mysterious problem, or don't trust someone.
To have a detective following you in a dream may be a symbol for a lingering sense of suspicion. It may also reflect a fear of being caught or figured out. TOP
To dream of being in detention in school represents consequences you are feeling in waking life for not taking a situation seriously enough. Feeling forced to respect a person or issue. Feeling punished with delays or a timeout. TOP
To dream of laundry detergent represents a need to clean up your self-image or adjust your attitude. Personal growth or changing the way you act. Improving your personality flaws. TOP
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To dream of having diabetes represents a problem in your life that forces you to give up everything that feels good because not doing so may embarrass you. You may have difficulty enjoying the sweeter things in life. Pleasure or enjoyment may feel like it's dangerous for some reason. You may be experiencing very strict rules or spiritual principles.
Diabetes in a dream may also be a sign that you are doing everything you to stay stable by avoiding things you like. It could also mean you are going way to far to prove yourself. TOP
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To dream of a diagram represents feelings about needing to explain yourself or explain a situation. It may even reflect needing to show others why something is or isn't working the way it's supposed to work. Carefully going over details about how something should function in your head.
Negatively, a diagram in a dream may be a sign that you are having issues speaking up when something in your life isn't functioning the way it's supposed to. Feeling that something isn't right and being passive about it.
Example: A woman dreamed of a man making a diagram of a broken arm which he recognizes as her broken arm. In waking life the woman had a broken arm that was misdiagnosed as a sprain and didn't feel that the doctors listened to her about it until the condition of her arm worsened. TOP
To dream of diamonds represents incorruptibility. Beliefs, feelings, or situations that are guaranteed. Diamonds may also represent virtue or principles that are unwavering. Never giving in or compromising who you are or what you belief in.
To dream of a diamond ring represents a permanent commitment or promise you've made. It may also reflect a permanent promise made to you.
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Diamonds (Playing Cards)
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To dream of diapers represents something in your life that has to be looked after all the time. A very demanding problem or something that requires constant responsibility. Closely monitoring a problem or responsibly taking precautions to avoid embarrassment that is prone to happening. Preventing a problem from being worse than it needs to be. Childish behavior.
To dream of changing a diaper represents your efforts to look after or manage a problem. A person or area of your life that requires constant attention. Managing an area of your life that is prone to making a mess of things. Keeping something risky or dangerous under control. Alternatively, it may reflect your feelings about cleaning up after someone else's childish behavior.
To dream of a soiled diaper represents awareness of a problem in waking life that needs attention. A need to responsibly or discreetly take care of something. A need to attend to someone else's problem.
To dream of a diaper spilling out or coming off and making a mess may represent responsibilities that you failed to be attentive enough for. Feeling that you or someone else was not careful enough. Embarrassment that you didn't watch something risky close enough.
To dream of wearing a diaper represents feelings about yourself requiring being looked after regularly. Negatively, it may reflect feelings of being helpless to do anything except be taken care of. Feeling childish, embarrassed, or impotent that you need to be taken care of. Alternatively, wearing a diaper may reflect mommy issues.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a baby in a diaper leading her by the wrist in a dark room. In waking life she was having second thoughts about a fertility procedure at a clinic. The diapered baby reflected her desire to raise a child. TOP
To dream of a diarrhea represents a sense of urgency to deal with a problem that sidetracks you from your real goals. Feelings about how terrible it is to be forced to cleanse something from your life. Removing something negative from your life faster than you feel comfortable with. You may be feeling a lack of control over how a problem is confronted. An urgent need to deal with a problem quickly and completely.
Negatively, diarrhea may reflect feelings about an embarrassment never stopping. Feeling uncomfortable having to get rid of a problem. Issues in waking life that make you feel stupid for believing that they weren't going to be serious or have consequences. Urgency to avoid looking guilty or cover up your guilt. Regretting indulging or enjoying yourself too much. A fear of humiliating yourself looking like novice or inexperienced idiot. Embarrassment of having to face your problems harder than anyone else.
Positively, dreaming about diarrhea may reflect feelings about your choice to uncomfortably get rid of a problem faster than other people. Feelings about removing negativity from your life the fast and hard way.
Example: A man dreamed of having severe diarrhea that got all over his clothes and wouldn't flush. In waking life he had spent a lot of money on a new house and was having problems balancing his finances due to all the unexpected expenses. The diarrhea may have reflected the sense of urgency and embarrassment at having to reduce spending so quickly in order to stabilize his finances. TOP
To dream of a diary represents your personal feelings or secrets that you don't want others noticing.
To dream of reading someone else's diary may represent secrets or personal information about others you've learned. You may have accidentally heard something or are talking about someone behind their back. It may also reflect insight into your own jealousy or issues you don't want others knowing about.
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To dream of dice represents taking chances or seeing what happens with a situation that is unpredictable. Playing with fate. Testing your luck with a person or situation. Not knowing how something is going to turn out.
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To dream of a dictator represents an aspect of yourself that is all-controlling. Negatively, it may reflect you or someone else that is repressive or totally uncompromising. Dictators in dreams can also represent people or situations that are not allowing you to do anything you want. Possibly an over controlling parent or father figure.
To dream that you are a dictator represents situations where you are all-controlling. A sign that you need to be more flexible and open-minded in your thinking and in your decision making. You may be too controlling. TOP
To dream of using a dictionary represents caring about what other people's opinions are. Asking yourself what you're doing or thinking would mean to someone else.
Negatively, a dictionary may be a sign that you are allowing others opinions too much power over the management of your affairs.
Example: A woman dreamed of picking up a dictionary. In waking life her father was in a coma and doctors told her he had no chance to recover. She asked the doctor to give her his definition of death. TOP
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To dream of being on a diet represents restrictions or limits you've placed on you self. You may not be doing something or thinking about something as much as you were before. You are limiting certain kinds of stimuli or enjoyment.
Alternatively, a diet may reflect self-punishment, self-control, or self-discipline. You are giving up something you believe is not healthy for you or trying to be more moderate about your choices. TOP
To dream of digging a hole to find something represents hard work to uncover answers or solve a problem. Getting to the root of an issue. Preoccupation with trying to find something out. Alternatively, digging something up may reflect a return to old problems. Not letting the past stay settled. "Digging" up trouble.
Negatively, digging a hole may reflect a fruitless effort that is making a problem worse. Using all your resources to get to the root of a problem only to leave yourself worse than before. Embarrassment that thinking your ideas were going to work.
To dream of a dug hole filled with water represents uncertainty or trouble that is in the the way of your search for answers.
To dream of digging a whole an purposely filled with water represents an attempt to cover up your search for answers by telling others it's too dangerous or problematic to follow you. Keeping people copying you or following your search.
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Digital Audio Recorder
To dream of digital audio recorder represents choices for the future that can be easily changed. It may reflect a decision you are making that you know you may regret later or wish to change your mind about in the future. Non-serious decisions.
To dream of using a digital audio recorder represents choices for the future that you are making now. Dreams, plans, or a direction in life that you are choosing to pursue.
To dream of listening to a digital audio recorder represents a reexamination of choices that you felt were important and are considering changing.
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To dream of a dime represents conservative thoughts, or choices. When you see a dime in a dream it symbolizes thinking patterns or life situations the you choose to keep, maintain, or preserve. Power or resources that you don't want to get rid of. Something may also encourage you to be more careful or less wasteful.
To find a dime in a dream represents insight, power, or freedom gained mentally or emotionally with a conservative choice you have made. You or some aspect of your personality may gain from being careful, or choosing to keep something.
The dime symbolism is based on dimes having a value that is just enough to make you want to keep them, as opposed to pennies or nickels. TOP
To dream of being in a dining room represents the formality of events or a sense of order. People or situations in your life that are doing what they are supposed to be doing. It may reflect a sense of rationality or civility after a period of disorder.
Alternatively, a dining room represents the finality of a situation. Events or experiences that signify an ending of some kind in your life. TOP
To dream of a dining table represents situations in waking life that are unencumbered. An experience that can't be stopped or interrupted. Noticing yourself being totally confident about something or having total control over a situation. Not having to do anything you don't like.
Example: A man dreamed of being at a dining table with a brother and sister he didn't know. In waking life she was regularly speaking to a woman he had just met that he thought she might be his long lost sister. The dining table reflected his awareness of this woman never stopping him or disagreeing with him about being his sister so that he could keep feeling good talking about it all the time. TOP