The letter E represents comfort, ease or relaxation. You're comfortable where you are mentally or emotionally. E reflects a time for the "dust to settle", adapting to change, or the end of an unpleasant situation. You may now be confronting the consequences of a "shake up" or unstable time.
E is the 5th letter of the alphabet and in numerology 5 represents change.
To dream of an eagle represents your sense of pride and self-determination. An area of your life that makes you feel powerful, free, accomplished, or gives you some level of independence.
To see an angry or evil eagle in a dream represents an attack on your pride or independence. You don't like to compromise and something in your life may be embarrassing you or making you feel less powerful, free, or in control.
Example: A Christian girl dreamed of being attacked by an eagle. In real life her mother was criticizing her religious beliefs and wanted to her to change them. The attacking eagle reflected the pride she had for her beliefs being under attack.
To dream of ear studs represents a wish to be recognized as exceptional. You or someone else that wants to be viewed as being "special" or more interesting than someone else.
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To dream of earplugs represents a refusal to listen or accept something. You simply aren't interested in certain people, situations, or beliefs.
Alternatively, the dream may be a sign that you are isolating yourself from others.
To dream of earrings represents a quality in ourselves that we want others to admire or respect. It may be a sign that you or someone else craves attention or wants to be recognized. Enjoying hearing people talking about you.
To dream of taking your earrings off represents feelings of not wanting attention or to be noticed for something special anymore. Preferring to not be talked about anymore.
To dream of crystal earring represents an incorruptible quality in yourself that you want others to notice in you.
To dream of silver earrings represents life or good luck continually allowing to be noticed for something you like about yourself. It may also reflect your preoccupation with finding ways to be noticed or recognized.
Example: A young woman dreamed of wearing earrings. In waking life he was very interested in getting attention from a guy she liked.
Example 2: A woman dreamed putting an earring in her boyfriends eye and it started to make his eye bleed. In waking life she wanted to feel good noticing her boyfriend making smart decisions and it made her feel bad that he was continuing to ignore her advice.
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To dream of ears represents receptivity. Being open or receptive to guidance or new ideas.
To dream of whispering into an ear represents sharing of privileged information or guidance.
To dream of an ear being pulled may symbolize feelings of forced to accept guidance or new ideas.
Example: A man once dreamed of seeing a person with really big ears. In real life they had become too preoccupied with advice they had received.
To dream of the earth represents your feelings or perception of your entire life at the current moment. A situation that you are totally immersed right now. The dominating theme or purpose of your life.
Alternatively, dreaming of the earth may reflect feeling that your whole life or future is on the line. Something bigger than you is on your mind.
To dream of the earth passing under rainbows, doorways, or bridges may reflect you entire life undergoing a powerful transformation.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her belly as a globe of the earth that ended up in a blaze of fire. In waking life she was heavily pregnant and was enjoying it so much that she didn't like the feeling of not being pregnant after giving birth. The globe of the earth may have reflected her feelings about her entire life revolving about enjoying being pregnant.
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To dream of an earthquake represents a "shake-up" or loss of stability. Extreme upheaval in your life or with a relationship. You may be experiencing unexpected changes or new developments. A loss of structure or balance. An event that shakes the foundation of your life. The stability of your life is at risks. Feeling that your life is "coming apart" or breaking up" in some way. Turmoil. Feeling extremely insecure, that you have no support, or that you are "standing on shaky ground."
Negatively, earthquakes may reflect an upsetting change or feeling that your sense of security has been lost. Feeling that your life or control over a situation is falling apart.
An earthquake may reflect insecurity or a loss of dependability. Beliefs, attitudes, relationships, or situations that can no longer be counted on. The collapse of a business arrangement.
People undergoing a divorce or breakup commonly dream of earthquakes to reflect the impact of the change.
Example: A woman dreamed of an earthquake that slowly kept getting stronger until her her house fell apart. In waking life she had been diagnosed with cancer.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing the whole world shake in outer-space. In waking life he had experienced a serious fight with his father that revealed terrible things about his father's true character that he would never forgive again.
Example 3: A young man dreamed of insisting to his parents that the family move away from California because of an impending earthquake. In waking life he was concerned about his own impending psychological breakdown.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of an earthquake. In waking life she was experiencing a serious fight with her boyfriend and feared that a breakup was inevitable.
Example 5: A man dreamed of an earthquake. In waking life he was having anxiety about his pregnant wife going into labor.
To dream of earthworms represents feelings about preferring to stay unnoticed. It may also reflect feelings of being annoyed that someone else wants you to stay unnoticed whenever you try to get attention. People or situations that annoying elude your grasp when you get close to them.
To dream that you are an earthworm represents feelings about yourself embarrassing or annoying other people with never giving them attention or going in public. You may be aware of yourself choosing to avoid someone with any excuse possible. You may be especially "earthy" or down to earth at the moment.
Example: A high-school girl dreamed of having her best friend dump earthworms all over her. In real life she was trying to ask a boy to a dance and her friend would always interrupt her whenever she got close to the boy. The earthworms reflected her feelings about being annoyed that she was forced to choose to not get any attention whenever her friend interrupted.
To dream of earwax represents your disgust or embarrassment that something negative you've heard about yourself is true. Feeling bad noticing that you have to fix something unpleasant about yourself. Saying to yourself "I can't believe that's what my problem is."
Positively, earwax may reflect your fascination or discovery that there is a significant way to improve yourself because in naivity or ignorance didn't know what you were doing
To dream of an earwig represents annoyance of being liked by someone or something that you find unpleasant. Feeling that someone or something is so gross that you can't believe that it wants to know you or be close to you. Disgust with a person or situation that is pursuing you.
An earwig may be a sign that you are very concerned about avoiding a person that isn't getting "the hint."
Negatively, an earwig may be a sign that you need to give someone the hard truth so they will finally give up.
To dream of east represents logic, reason, following the rules, order, and self-control.
To dream of easter eggs represents feelings about how wonderful it is that someone wanted you to find something special. Feeling that something incredible was waiting for you. You may be amazed by something you new you've discovered. Feeling good having found something. Potential, bewilderment and wonder.
To dream of an easter egg hunt represents the potential you feel for something wonderful to happen. Something positive or wonderful that you don't want to miss out on. Not wanting lose out on anything. Feeling that someone has hidden something special and wants to you discover it on your own.
Example: A woman dreamed of an Easter egg that would report her to the government. In waking life she felt anxiety about enjoying something special that someone had secretly left her while she lived on Nazi rule.
To dream of eating represents the "taking in" of ideas or experiences.
Positively, eating may reflect feelings of satisfaction or contentment with the type of life experience you are having.
Negatively, eating may reflect you or someone else in your life that is arrogantly putting themselves first. It may also reflect feelings of being forced to experience something you don't really like.
To dream of eating too much food may reflect feelings of having indulged in a situation or experience too much. Too much of a good thing.
To dream of being eaten may reflect feelings about a slow humiliating defeat. Feeling powerless to avoid defeat. Feelings of never mattering again while in the presence of someone more powerful than you are. Feeling that being defeated is too easy. Disillusionment with something that gave you hope or a sense of security. Feeling that you are being overtaken by something more aggressive or more powerful than you are.
Example: A man dreamed of eating chicken. In waking life he was feeling very confident after having overcome a fear that had originally made him feel like a coward for fearing. The eating in this case may have reflecting how he was enjoying Or taking in" the experience of no longer feeling like a coward.
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To dream of an eating contest may reflect competitive waking life situations. Competing to see who can do more or experience more of something? It may also reflect you or someone else that is showing off with how much of something they can do.
Consider the food for additional meaning.
Example: A young man dreamed of having a strawberry eating contest. In waking life he was having a bet with a friend on who could sleep with the most girls by the end of the school year.
To dream of eavesdropping represents your awareness of other people when they are not noticing it. You or someone else that may be privately checking up on others or noticing what they've done when they are not around. You may be trying to figure out what someone is going to do next. Secretly keeping tabs on someone or something.
Eavesdropping might even reflect how nosey you are or even point your use of the Internet to research someone.
To dream of eavestroughing on a house represents feelings about being able to intelligently control an unpleasant situation. Your ability to manage a crisis or stressful moment without bothering other people with your problems. Not needing to ask for any help.
Trouble with the eavestroughing may reflect trouble managing emotions or keeping your problems contained. Not liking needing to ask for help or have to involve others with your problems.
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To dream of eBay.com represents an experience in life where you are biding your time, or waiting for the right moment.
Alternatively if you associate selling with eBay more than buying then eBay can symbolize an experience in life where you are trying to get the most out of a situation.
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To dream of ebony represents rich quality in some area of your life that is noticed for it. Beauty, strength, or quality that is seen by others as perfect. Enjoying beauty or winning that is admired. A reputation for something more incredible or beautiful than others.
To dream of having the lastname ebony may reflect feelings of being accustomed to being noticed with a quality strength. Attention drawn to your quality characteristics by others that is normal for you in some way. Having a reputation for something admired.
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To dream of feeling ecstasy, indicates experiences in waking life where you think everything is wonderful, you have lots of good luck, or things just keep seeming to work out in your favor.
Ecstasy as good as it feels in a dream can also be pointing to imbalanced fantasies and desires you have for things you don't believe you can ever really attain.
To dream of taking the drug ecstasy represents thoughts, emotions, or habits you have that make you want to care a lot more about people or you can't stop thinking that everything is wonderful. If you have a negative opinion about ecstasy then it could be represent thoughts or feelings based on that opinion like danger, or habits that are risky.
To dream of a sharp edge represents your feelings about how dangerous a situation has the potential to be.
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To dream of having gotten your education represents anxiety or concerns that have gone on for so long that you have become adept with your problems or work. It may reflect your satisfaction with having overcome fears or problems. It could also reflect feelings of being better off because of your experience.
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To dream of Edward Scissorhands may represent an aspect of your personality that ruins or compromises everything it get involved with. Positively, it may reflect exceptionally powerful problem solving skills or professional experience that may be best to keep private.
Negatively, it may reflect a recurring tendency to fail or embarrass yourself influencing people. Dangerous influencing abilities. Fearing that your influence is so strong that it could become dangerous for someone else if you aren't careful.
Professional advice, skills, or experience that has can dangerous consequences if you are not mindful of your power. The potential to make someone very jealous in a dangerous way if you showcase your powerful skills too much. Regretting showing off your professional skills because a situation is because too dangerous or jealous to continue showing off.
Getting too involved with something you are neglecting to be perfectly careful about. Feeling that you look like a dangerous crazy person if you try to look like an expert when you aren't one. Embarrassing yourself looking crazy if you try to be an expert in a subject other people can never believe.
Example: A woman with excellent problem solving skills once dreamed of pushing Edward Scissorhands away from her. In waking life she began to realize that her critical and logical personality may be detrimental to her friendships.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of Edward Scissorhands. In waking life she was becoming aware of herself being a dangerous influence to her young daughter while her divorce was underway. She became to feel that anything she said about her husband or divorce to her young daughter may be causing serious negative influences in how the daughter felt about her family and father.
Example 3: A woman dreamed seeing Edward Scissorhands. In waking life she was having powerful visions on a daily basis and when she tried to tell her husband about it he had her committed to a mental institution. Edward Scissorhands may have reflected her feelings of embarrassment for having discussed her visions and making herself look like a crazy dangerous person who can't be trusted again.
To dream of an eel represents feelings about behavior being so emotionally cold that other people's feelings aren't cared about at all. Emotional emptiness that doesn't listen at all. Awareness of yourself being able to scare people with taking opportunities for yourself that don't benefit them at all.
Positively, an eel may reflect warnings or threats of taking something away from someone if they aren't careful about respecting you. Authoritative warnings of consequences that will take something away as though it didn't matter at all.
Alternatively, an eel may reflect a fear of something being taken from you if you aren't perfectly careful. A fear of losing something if you get to close to a person or situation. A cold empty person that scares you. A fear of someone else's cold-hearted selfishness hurting you. A fear of having to know someone you feel is dangerous to be close to. A fear of a warning you were given. Confronting the reality of not listening to a warning you were given. A fear of not handling yourself properly with a dangerous situation.
Example: A man dreamed of an eel that was anti-social and would hide. In waking life he believed he was a spiritual healer and noticed that if he talked about dangerous spiritual topics nobody wanted to talk to him anymore. The eel may have reflected his awareness of people not liking discussing spiritual topics with dangerous warnings associated with them.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of having a tattoo of an eel on her chest and feeling that her boyfriend wouldn't like it if he saw it. In waking life her boyfriend wanted to have children and she was considering taking on more responsibilities at work and considering future career goals instead. The eel tattoo may have reflected her feelings about enjoying being noticed by people as someone who could easily take a successful career at any time while also being aware of how negative her boyfriend would feel about it.
To dream of an eggplant represents blandness or feeling that something is just good enough. Something that is a little bit boring. A situation or choice that you think is good for you, but that others don't find interesting. A lack of excitement, flavor, or pizzazz.
Negatively, an eggplant may reflect good advice that you don't want to listen to because it's too boring. Putting up with boring situation or boring people.
Example: A woman dreamed of an eggplant. In waking life she sought advice from a professional, but didn't believe the advice addressed the problem because she felt her problem was more interesting or intricate than then the advice given to her suggested.
To dream of fresh or unopened eggs represents the potential for something new to happen. Creative potential. Feelings about a change or new possibility being close to happening. A need to carefully nurture your plans.
To dream of cracked or open eggs represents action being taken or something that is finally happening. Birth. "Hatching" a new idea or plan.
To dream of eating eggs represents feelings of imminence or that a change is pending. Confidence that something is going to happen. A situation or experience that you know is unstoppable. Negatively, it may reflect your need to accept the consequences of your actions. Benefiting from destroying others future plans.
If the eggs are scrambled this may reflect a commitment on a set coarse. A lack of importance being felt for a situation that is starting to happen.
To dream of hard boiled eggs may represents feelings about new situations being started or made easier through intentional aggravation. "Softening" something up with pressure or problems to make it easier to start. Preparation to make a desired beginning easier.
Negatively, hard boiled egg may reflect regret for having used problems or negative situations as a means to pressure something to start happening easier than normal. Intentionally making something easier to occur by pushing it. Making a bad situation too easy. Amplifying problems or negative excuses to make something start happening knowing full well that someone else doesn't want it to happen at all. Making something so easy or aggravated that you force it happen for your own selfish gains. Cheating to insure a desired beginning.
Example: A man dreamed of his Grandmother serving him cooked eggs. In waking life his grandmother forced the man's lazy father to finally start cleaning his backyard. The cooked eggs reflected the imminence of the cleaning that was about to take place.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of cooking eggs and then getting yolk all over the frying pan handle. In waking life she had finally decided to start confronting her husband about potential cheating and felt that it ended up causing more tension than before. The egg yolk on the frying pan handle may have reflected her feelings of embarrassment or carelessness about confronting her husband so directly and quickly.
Example 3: A man dreamed of seeing a hard boiled egg. In waking life he had forced himself to find excuses to easily break up with his girlfriend and now regretted it.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of peeling a boiled egg. In waking life she felt that her ex-boyfriend has purposely gotten into a fight with his current girlfriend to have an excuse to hang out with her and have sex with her.
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To dream of being in Egypt represents a mindset where you feel immersed in a situation where people or situations are always making you feel they their ideas are more important than yours. Feeling that others are always telling you that they have a better idea or advantage over you.
Negatively, dreaming of being in Egypt may represent feelings that nobody wants to listen to you or each other because they want to be acknowledged first.
To dream of Egyptian people represents you or someone else that is always telling others they are more interesting or advantaged. Sensitivity about being acknowledged first or that your ideas are more important.
Positively, Egyptian people may reflect a stubborn refusal to accept conditions that don't respect you or give you what you deserve. Knowing what you worth more than someone else wants to accept.
Negatively, Egyptian people may reflect total arrogance that ignores it's own weakness to put itself first. Thinking to you too attractive.
To dream of ancient Egyptian people represents aspects of yourself that are always under someone else's control. You or someone else that is always holding themselves back because someone else may not like it.
To dream of the Eiffel Tower represents dignity and integrity on display to others that is beyond reproach. You or someone else that is unquestionably noticed as "too good", too upstanding, or impossible to embarrass. A sense of pride in knowing you earned what you have and will never be asked to demean yourself again. Living the rewards of having been right all along when others didn't believe in your or help you.
Enjoying knowing that you proved yourself and can never be asked to lower your standards again. You may feel good about having stood up for yourself or having stood your ground under unpleasant circumstances. You may be gloating about having "fucked" someone who was an real "asshole" to you.
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To dream of an eight ball represents a final obstacle to getting the closure you want in a situation. That last thing you need to finish something off or end a problem.
Alternatively, an eight ball may reflect an opportunity for closure that is at risk. Feeling the pressure or danger of not dealing with a problem fast enough. Feeling that someone else might beat you out of your last chance. A sign that you need to believe in yourself more.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing an 8 ball. In waking life she and her husband were having financial difficulties that they felt they could never resolve. There always seemed to be one problem left each time progress was made.
To dream of ejaculation represents the finality of a decision. You have chosen to do whatever it takes to make a choice, or do something. Feeling good making a choice.
To ejaculate during sex represents the finality of a choice that produces a new life situation, habit, or insight.
To ejaculate outside the body represents unproductive choices, or disappointments. Feeling good never having to be serious about a final choice. Enjoying experiencing something without any obligations or new problems created.
To dream of a person ejaculating on another person represents feelings of lingering failure, unfulfilled promises, or disappointments. One aspect of your personality created a problem for another one. Intentional humiliation of others with more power than them.
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To dream of an elbow represents flexibility or being able to adjust. Being open to alternative choices or opinions.
To attack someone with an elbow represents a need for space. It may also reflect assertiveness or making boundaries known.
To dream of injury to the elbow represents an inability to be flexible or a lack of choice. You or someone else may be limited or unable to function in full capacity.
To dream of elderly people represents experience or the wisdom to know better. Having "been there and done that." Re-experiencing a similar situation. Sound advice coming from experience. It may also reflect boredom with something you know too well.
Old women may reflect experience with supporting others or being screwed over. Old men may reflect experience asserting yourself or embarrassing others.
Alternatively, an elderly person may represent you feelings of being old.
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To dream of an election may represents opposing views that are in conflict for your total agreement. Feeling conflicting possibilities pulling you towards them or urging you to make a choice. A complicated decision to make with various issues involved. A big choice to make or an issue that you feel is "for the best."
Negatively, an election may be a sign that you have strong ideas or opinions that others aren't interested in at all. Feeling that others aren't listening to you or your considering your feelings at all. Alternatively, it may reflect a lot of bitterness, lies, or threats being used to get control or be liked more than others.
To dream of voting in an election represents your belief that a certain choice or direction is the only one that matters. A staunch belief or stubborn choice. An issue you are unwilling to negotiate on.
To dream of running in an election represents the feeling that attaining power or change is possible if enough people will agree with you or listen to you. Making your best efforts to convince others that your ideas or methods are the best way to manage a situation or to proceed with a problem. Trying to win people over or be liked more than someone else.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a Presidential election. In waking life he was being propositioned with ideas that would effect the future in ways that he didn't like and actively made his opposing ideas voiced until he was left alone.
To dream of an electric chair represents the potential for total humiliation and permanent failure. A sign that you may have guilt and fear consequences that may be embarrassing. Fearing being paraded in the full disclosure of your failure or misdeeds before being permanently excluded in some way.
To dream of seeing someone being electrocuted on an electric chair may represent you or someone else that has been completely humiliated before being excluded, failed, or banished for something they did wrong.
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To dream of an electrical outlet represents feelings about the ability to easily obtain access to feelings of power. Negatively, an electrical outlet may reflect obsession with convenience or abusing something that is easy. Naive beliefs that having something or being with someone will fix your whole life.
Alternatively, a electrical plug may reflect sexual dependency. Needing sex, pornography, or to be plugged "inside a woman" to feel powerful or loved. Feeling that life will be easy or perfect if you have sex with someone.
To dream of electricity represents power, vigor, and life energy in some area of your life. Certain thoughts, emotions or situations are very much alive.
To dream of blue electricity represents positive power and life energy. Positive thoughts and situations are having a noticeable or powerful influence in some area of your life.
To dream of red electricity represents negative power and life energy. Negative thoughts and situations are having a noticeable or powerful influence in some area of your life.
To dream of electrocution represents a failure to perceive how powerful a situation in your life was. A misjudgment or naive perception about the power or strength of a situation. Experiencing a loss or failure because you underestimated someone.
Alternatively, dreaming of electrocution may be a warning sign that you need to be more cautious about the consequences of your actions or choices.
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Refer to the themes section for technology for a more in depth look at technology symbolism.
To dream of elementary school (grades 1-8) represents general concerns, fears, anxieties, or insecurities. You are caring or sensitive about an issue, but may not feel powerful or capable enough to do anything about it.
Where as high school reflects concerns or anxieties involving having power, status, or capability, an elementary school suggests a lack of it.
To dream of an elephant represents sensitivity or issues that makes you very upset when confronted. An elephant may reflect things that hurt your feelings, things that easily anger you, or something that might make you cry. Losing your temper if you don't get your way. Major upsets.
Negatively, elephants may be a sign that you are too dependent on a certain requirement in your life. A persistent tendency to overreact, get upset, or get angry if you don't get your way. Wonderful people who get very angry when one thing goes wrong. Hyper-sensitivity about a situation you like staying perfect. An exhausting need to keep someone happy to maintain a relationship.
Example: A man once dreamed of a stampeding elephant. In waking life he was dealing with the sudden loss of his girlfriend.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing her unborn baby turn into an elephant. In waking life she knew something was wrong with her pregnancy and eventually had a miscarriage. The baby changing into an elephant may have reflected her powerful upsetting reaction when she discovered she was having a miscarriage.
To dream of an elevator represents feelings about how easily it is to control how good or bad a situation experienced will be. Effortless choices. Awareness that a choice will better or worse with ease once you make the choice.
To dream that you are ascending in an elevator represents choices that you know are easily improving a situation. Feeling that improvements being made are easy or that someone is helping you. Feeling lucky or that fate is working in your favor. Feeling good about a decision to be more intelligent, responsible, or moral. It may also reflect choices that lead to increased power or success with ease. If an elevator goes upwards too fast it may represent a lack of preparation or inexperience. It may also reflect power and responsibility that you are not ready to handle. Improvements that are too quickly gained to be processed in a healthy or safe manner.
To dream of descending in an elevator represents easy choices that you know are making a situation worse. It may also reflect simple choices that restore a powerful or exciting situation to normal, especially if you go down in an elevator to the ground floor. Feeling stupid for making a very bad decision so easily. A positive situation getting worse or ending because of a choice you are making. You may be choosing to deal with unpleasant situation or feel that a choice is turning for the worse. It may also reflect a decision to reduce, minimize, or intentionally downgrade a situation.
To dream of an elevator going to the basement symbolizes decisions that are leading to a situation that is dangerous, a crisis, or humiliates you. Choices that lead to confronting some of the most unpleasant situations or negative emotions. You may be aware that something bad is going to happen or intentionally choosing a negative experience. Embarrassment that a making the worst decision of your life could be so easy.
To dream of falling while inside an elevator represents feelings about losing control after believing you were initially making an intelligent or positive decision. Embarrassment from bad decisions gone awry. Feeling that improvements were going to be easy to achieve and then experiencing total disaster that is beyond your ability to control. A disastrous oversight or assumption.
To dream of an elevator moving sideways may reflect feelings about choices you assumed would cause easy changes pulling you into unforeseen distractions or delays. Counter-productivity you weren't expecting.
To dream of broken elevator cables represents feelings of lost security or dependability. Your ability to confidently manage a situation with ease i is lost.
Example: A woman dreamed of getting out of an elevator and then seeing another girl fall through the floor of the elevator. In waking life she had just made-up with her ex-boyfriend and starting have sex with him after taking a restraining order off him. The elevator scenery in this case mat have reflecting her feelings about losing her leverage in the relationship after succumbing to lust once the restraining order was taken off. The elevator may have reflected the easy with which the relationship with her ex was restored after taking the restraining order off.
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To dream of the Eleventh hour represents feelings that time is running out or that a situation is dire. You may be experiencing a lot of pressure due to an important decision that has to be made or a deadline that has to be met. Feeling that you are risking everything to get a desired result.
To dream of elves represents a person or situation in your life that you are noticing does everything for you. Something that takes care of all your problems or does all the work while you watch. Someone so wonderful they take care of everything.
People often see elves while taking hallucinogenic mushrooms because they symbolize the person's perception of their hallucinations taking over while the relax or "trip out."
To dream of being eliminated from a contest represents feelings of not being good enough after trying your best. Not measuring up to someone else's standards.
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To dream of Elysium may represent feelings about people in your life arrogantly enjoying an easy life while excluding you or ignoring you. Feeling that all the fruit of your hard work is being enjoyed by someone arrogant who wants to erase your significance. Feeling that you no longer matter now because someone is too happy having a perfect life. Feelings of being more important than others that gives you the right to ignore others at their expense.
Alternatively, Elysium may reflect conflicting situations between "the haves" and "the have nots." Feeling regret for ever having helped a selfish person who prefers to enjoy themselves than be concerned with your feelings ever again. Feeling good never having to listen to anyone with less power than you.
Positively, Elysium may reflect feelings of having a higher degree of privilege or concern for your well being. Feeling perfectly isolated and protected from ever having to worry when other people do. Feeling that you deserve more when other people don't.
Example: A man dreamed of fighting people in Elysium. In waking life his jealous father tried to rip him off from a $200,000 promise once family homes were sold because his father was so arrogant with having a million dollars in the bank he never wanted to let go of feeling richer than everyone he knew. His father tried to live a perfect life of deserving more money while arrogantly ignoring his son's need for the money.
To dream about email represents a delayed realization or "figuring it out on your own." Figuring something out or "getting the point" after it'd already happened. It reflects a lack of understanding about a current situation where you will "get the message", gain insight, or develop a better understanding later on. Surprise that something has slipped your attention. Awareness or discoveries gained in hindsight.
Positively, dreaming receiving email may reflect delayed realizations that a person in your life was looking out for you or considering your feelings when you were too preoccupied with other things. Unexpected surprised feelings that someone wasn't a jerk. Positive discoveries made in hindsight.
Negatively, receiving an email in a dream may represent shock, embarrassment, or unpleasant feelings about being misinformed about something you had no idea was occurring. Social signals that you are too late to respond to. Anxiety that you've overlooked something or are too late to respond effectively to a problem. Feelings about someone else that may not yet be receptive to the truth. Embarrassment that a problem you've overlooked or misunderstood has not gotten a lot worse because you had no way of clearly understanding it. Negative discoveries made in hindsight.
To dream of emailing someone else represents your intent to let someone else figure out a problem on their own or "get the point" when they are more receptive to the truth. Taking action now that will be clearly understood at a later time.
The people you receive email from in a dream may reflect situations in waking life that bring awareness through hindsight. They may also reflect insight that will be gained at a future date by someone you know due to your current actions.
Example: A girl dreamed of trying to write an email to the girlfriend of a guy she liked, but she kept getting interrupted by the guy she liked and could never finish the email. In waking life she was trying to distance herself from the guy she liked because he already had a girlfriend, but found it hard because the guy would keep showing up wherever she went.
The unfinished emails to the guy's girlfriend in this dream may have reflected her uncomfortable feelings about the guy's girlfriend discovering she liked the guy at some later date and her feelings about being unable to distance herself from the guy now in an obvious way so that if the girlfriend ever did find out about her feelings for the boyfriend at a later date the "delayed realization" would be that she already gave up on pursuing him long ago.
To dream of seeing someone embalmed represents some area of your life where preserving the past is very important. Never wanting something lost to be forgotten. Not wanting to lose anything else after experiencing a big change or loss. Going to extra lengths to preserve a reputation. Deep concern about how something is remembered after being lost. Wanting some area of your life remembered as being "perfect" forever.
Negatively, embalming may reflect anxiety about others having misconceptions about your mistakes or past. Anxiety or concern about a losing your reputation. Alternatively, it may reflect difficulties letting go of the past. Spending too much time thinking that someone or something that you've lost was perfect.
To dream that you are embarrassed represents your feelings of disappointment or failure. A lack of self-confidence. Insecurities about people laughing at you for hidden weaknesses being exposed. Confidence feeling undermined. Embarrassment in a dream may also be a sign that you have issues with confidence and believing in yourself. Worrying too much about what other people think.
Alternatively, embarrassment might reflect situations in waking life where you are experiencing jealousy. Insecurities about your sexuality.
To dream of a embassy for your country in another country represents feelings of security or safety that you can revert or change back decisions if they begin to become unpleasant or dangerous. Feeling that you are not alone or hopeless. Your feelings about options that allow you to restore your life to normal.
Negatively, it may reflect anxiety having to revert to old ways of thinking or living. Fearing being unable to keep enjoying a big change you've made. Feeling nagged by constant obligations or responsibilities that keep you from enjoying a new lifestyle choice or positive change you've made. Anxiety about being stuck with commitments or choices you've made. Anxiety about being stuck in a new relationship that is just as bad or unpleasant as your last one.
To dream of a foreign embassy in your country from another country represents feelings of security or safety that you do something different if you wanted to.
Example: A woman dreamed of going to embassies in foreign countries. In waking life she was trying to make changes to her choices in men. She was having anxiety about making sure she didn't repeat herself meeting men that were bad for her.
To dream of lovingly embracing something or someone represents your wish to connect or feel connected. It may also reflect your passion for something in life. Enjoying something a lot. Possibly a reflection of your creativity, romantic interest, or spiritual passion. Devotion. Deep respect given to a new opportunity.
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To dream of an emerald represents a sense of longevity, immortality, or durability that is all for yourself. Feeling good knowing that nothing can stop you or that something is permanently yours.
Negatively, an emerald may represent basking in arrogance, conceit, or pride. Knowing you'll be better than someone else forever.
To dream of an emergency represents your sense of urgency to stop something. An urgent matter that needs your immediate attention or a situation that you are desperate to get away from. Feelings of needing immediate help. Rushing. Urgent feelings to prevent an unwanted change. Jealousy that you can't control something.
Alternatively, dreaming about an emergency may reflect feelings about not doing enough to help other people you felt needed it.
Negatively, an emergency in a dream may reflect a urgent wish to avoid being humiliated. Feeling powerless to stop an imminent embarrassment. Unnecessarily making a problem more serious than it needs to be. A sign that you need to calm down and think clearer. A risk of taking urgent action that make look ridiculous at a later time. A risk of rushing. An nonobjective mindset about how dangerous a situation really is. A naive or misinformed mindset about a situation being perceived as more dangerous than it really is.
Example: A man dreamed of an emergency he had to escape. In waking life he was desperate to get away from an arrogant colleague that was embarrassing him. The emergency reflected how urgent he was to get back at his colleague who was embarrassing him while having no ability to do so.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of seeing the USA in a state of emergency. In waking life was very worried about the United States collapsing economically. He feared an "end of the world" scenario if the USA economically collapsed.
Example 3: A man dreamed of a 911 emergency. In waking life his son had lost his job and he felt powerless to help him while believing it was a serious problem.
Example 4: A young man dreamed of an emergency. In waking life he was experiencing hair loss and was desperate to stop it.
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To dream that you are emotionless represents your feeling that nothing is important at all. You may be have lost respect for someone or don't feel that being involved is a good idea. It may also reflect the belief that a problem is not your concern.
Alternatively, being emotionless may reflect your feeling of being isolated or that you're an outsider. Feeling cutoff from people.
Emotions in dreams often reflect how powerful or important you believe something is. They often mirror your waking emotional state.
See our themes section for more on emotion symbolism.
To dream of an emperor represents all-encompassing total control and power. "Wanting it all." Feeling that nothing is not yours to control or own. All must be yours first. Expecting automatic compliance or subordination. Thinking everything should be given to you no matter what.
To dream of emphysema represents a situation or relationship that is slowly reducing your ability to express yourself, think freely, or feel in control. A sign that a big step may need to be made to restore your freedom or equality.
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To dream of employment represents your feelings about obligations or responsibilities being mandatory. A person or situation you need to take care of because you risk losing status, power, or progress already made.
Negatively, employment may be a sign that you are feeling too obligated to something that may not be in your best interest or as important as you feel it is.
To dream of needing employment may reflect a desire to regain feelings of relevance being needed, or carrying your own weight. Feeling unimportant. Alternatively, needing employment may be a sign that you anxious to find a way to prevent losing status, power, or resources. Feeling that if you don't do something all the time or help someone else enough that you'll end up losing in some way. Negatively, needing a job may be a sign that you feel obligated with someone else's problems or don't want to let go of an old role.
To dream of having a new job may reflect feelings about extra responsibilities you are taking on. New situations you are experiencing that "feel like work." Not enjoying something you expected to enjoy. Feelings about being obligated to someone. Feeling that someone is bossing you around too much or not appreciating your contributions. Feeling subservient to people you are doing favors for.
Alternatively, dreams about your job or employment may reflect waking life frustrations with your job.
Example: A woman dreamed of being offered a job. In waking life she was out of work due to a serious wrist injury that required all her time to recover from.
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To dream of something being empty represents feelings about something being missing or lacking in your life. It may also reflect feelings of missing someone or something. A sense of loss. Emptiness. Mourning or missing someone deceased. Some kind if emptiness or void in your life. Empty gestures. Lacking motivation, feeling uncertain, lacking ideas. Failed expectations. Feelings about lacking purpose or spirit in your life.
Positively, dreaming of something empty may reflect feelings about problems being completely cleared away. A lack of concern about problems for which progress was made. Feeling that a situation isn't dangerous anymore. Enjoying solitude, peace of mind, or a renewed sense of rationality.
Alternatively, dreaming of something empty may reflect your desire to avoid people or situations. Preferring a lack of social contact with others. Wanting people out of your life.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing an empty house. In waking life he felt that his life was empty and meaningless after he contracted a serious illness.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing an empty house. In waking life she wanted to avoid meeting or spending time with her boyfriend's family.
Example 3: A man dreamed seeing an empty parking lot. In waking life he was not looking forward to someone visiting him.
Example 4: A man dreamed of having an empty gun. In waking life he was let go from his police officer job because he was redundant to the force he was working for. He had to find another job.
Example 5: A man dreamed of seeing an empty space. In waking life he felt empty inside because his Grandfather had just died.
Example 6: A woman dreamed of an empty theater. In waking life she got a job she tried very hard to get, but then didn't like working at the job.
To dream of an encyclopedia represents all known experience or knowledge in some area of your life. Reading an encyclopedia may reflect your search for answers by consulting an expert or talking to as many people as you can about something. It may it may even reflect an area of your life that you know everything about.
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To dream of reaching an end to something may represent an achievement or goal that has been reached. It may also mean that the bad times are coming to an end. Negatively, it may be a sign that you feel that time has run out and you need to make a decision about some issue. Some kind of functionality in your life is impossible to maintain.
The end of something may also reflect the beginning of something new in your life.
To dream of reaching the end of the road represents a waking life situation or experience that is coming to an end. A goal or achievement may have been reached. You may be realizing that you can't continue on in some way. A habit, situation, or relationship is no longer possible. Maturing or moving on is now inevitable. A journey or era is over.
Negatively, reaching the end of the road in a dream may be a sign that you are having difficulty moving on from a situation. You may feel that you haven't prepared for the future.
End Of The World
To dream of the end of the world represents fundamental change to your ways of being and thinking. The foundation of your current life has been altered. It symbolizes your thoughts or feelings about a dramatic change or situation in life where you don't know what to do. You may be experiencing anxiety for the future, and there may be a lot of changes that confuse or frustrate you.
The dream may indicate the end of one kind of lifestyle and the beginning of another. There may be a need for help or extra time to make adjustments. A sign that you need to show more courage as you move into the next chapter of your life.
End of the world dreams are common to people who have experience the death of parent or loved one.
Example: A young man dreamed that it was the end of the world. In waking life he felt forced to move away with his family to a different state and leave behind all his friends and the comfortable life he had gotten used to. The end of the world symbolism most likely reflected his overwhelming feelings of anxiety about the enormous amount of change he was experiencing. Feeling forced to shift from one life to another very quickly.
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To dream of an endoscopy represents feelings about being tested or scrutinized in your ability to perfectly handle situations or regularly complete certain responsibilities. Feeling tested or scrutinized on your ability to be perfectly honest over a prolonged period of time.
Example: A man dreamed of getting an endoscopy and having difficulty breathing. In waking life he was nervous about failing a background check on his skills, credentials, and certifications for a job application to make sure he was qualified enough to manage the job's responsibilities.
To dream of your enemy represents an aspect of yourself that feels intentionally opposite to your own ideas or goals. It may also reflect a person or situation in your life that seems to be purposely trying to make you lose or hurt your self-esteem. Awareness of a problem or challenge in your life that continually embarrasses you. An enemy may also reflect your inner conflict with addiction or resisting temptation.
Dreaming of an enemy may also reflect your staunch rejection of a person or situation. A person or problem that you want to avoid.
Alternatively, dreaming of an enemy may reflect your own lack of confidence or self-esteem that is holding you back. Putting yourself down or a fear that you are struggling to overcome.
To dream of kissing an enemy represents embracing or approving of self-harm. Choosing to give up because you feel it's a perfect solution. Alternatively, it may reflect embracing or approving of negative or arrogant behavior that you don't agree with under normal circumstances.
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To dream of a wedding engagement represents emotional or psychological commitment. It may reflect your intentions for the future, a promise that has been made, or a desire for security.
Example: A woman dreamed of an engagement. In waking life she beginning to recover from a traumatic shipwreck that occurred and finally felt that full recovery was possible with enough time.
To dream of an engagement ring represents a commitment or promise that hasn't been finalized. Choosing a situation or relationship without having "sealed the deal" completely. Knowing what you want while you wait to make it permanent.
To dream of a damaged or flawed engagement ring represents feelings about your future plans not being as perfect or with as much integrity as you'd like. It may also reflect embarrassments, doubts, or negative memories that you feel will always prevent you from feeling a situation is as perfect as you want it to be.
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To dream of an engineer represents an aspect of the self that has adept problem solving skills. Superior management abilities. Clever application of skills to keep a situation progressing.
To dream of an engine represents the power or forcefulness of decisions. An engine may also reflect the driving force or effectiveness of a situation. A factor in a situation that makes something work keep up momentum.
Consider the condition of the engine and how well it is running. If an engine does not start it may reflect an obstacle that is getting in the way of your progress and goals.
To dream of England represents a state of mind that is certain about power or status. Confidence that you can't be embarrassed by problems or enemies. You are "knowing it." Being surrounded by people with more experience, confidence, or accomplishment than you.
Alternatively, England may reflect your confidence about proper conduct. You know you are right, being moral, or that something you're doing is effective.
To dream of English class represents a concern that you're not doing anything wrong. Worrying or deep concern that everything you're doing or saying is proper.
Negatively, you may think you have offended someone, that someone is mad at you, or that something you said was taken the wrong way.
Alternatively, you may be making sure that something is as good as you can get it.
To dream of watching some form of entertainment represents your feelings about the manner in which you are experiencing a waking life situation. Consider what you are watching or how you are watching it for additional meaning. Theaters reflect important events requiring effort to have and tv's are casual attitudes to events.
Enjoying a form of entertainment may reflect a positive attitude about how a new situation feels to you. Liking how something happening to you feels or manner in which a situation is progressing. A higher degree of interest in an area of your life.
Not enjoying entertainment may reflect jealousy or disappoints you feel subjected to. Not liking how events have turned out.
Alternatively, watching a form of entertainment may represent your amusement with how a situation is progressing without your direct involvement. It may also symbolize feeling good noticing someone else is ridiculous or embarrassing themselves. Negatively, entertainment may reflect pleasure you are getting from making someone else's life difficult or observing others you are manipulating,
To dream of entertaining other people may reflect waking life situations where you taking "center stage." Negatively, it may reflect showing off or too much concern impressing people who have little respect for you.
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To dream of an envelope represents a personal or private message. A signal that you or someone else has something important to say.
To dream of opening an envelope may reflect waking life situations where you or someone else is finding out about a personal message or private matter. Accepting an opportunity or choosing to learn the truth.
To dream of purposely leaving a letter unopened may reflect a lack of interest in communicating or being associated with someone. Not being interested in what someone else has to say. Feeling that an issue, secret, or opportunity is best left alone. Preferring to live with uncertainty. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are afraid of learning the truth or learning more about a sensitive issue.
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To dream of an epidemic represents a problem that is effecting every area of your life. It may also reflect a problem that is negatively influencing all your relationships. It could also represent trouble or hard times that is effecting everyone you know. Something that bad or unwanted that is everywhere or happening all the time.
To dream of an eraser represents changing your mind, or a desire to correct a mistake.