To dream of a zombie represented automatic or blind thinking. A sign that you are too concerned with what other people think or that you are not thinking for yourself. It may also reflect jealousy of not pleasing others. Desperately following others or trying to impress others. It may also reflect feelings about people who don't think for themselves.
Zombies in dreams are a sign that you are not thinking independently or objectively. It also suggests that you are giving up your ability to make independent choices because a person or situation has you in a "trance." Someone or something else is influencing your decision making. A zombie is a common symbol for someone experiencing strong peer pressure.
Example situations that may conjure up a zombie dream may be sexual attraction that drives you to do things for someone because you want them to like you or taking unusual measure to impress someone whose opinion you really care about.
Negatively, dreaming about zombies may reflect powerful feelings of jealousy that you are experiencing from other people that are desperate to pull you down. Blind unthinking jealousy. A fear of someone else's need to be socially acceptable or fit in interfering with your happiness. Alternatively, zombies may reflect your feelings about people who are jealous of something you have or will stop at nothing to get access to something good you have.
To dream of running away from zombies represents your wish to avoid a person or situation that you feel is jealous of what you have. Avoiding an annoying follower. You may fear losing what you have to someone else's jealousy. You may also fear losing something special because someone jealous is desperate to pull you down with them.
To dream of your mother being infected by zombies may represent your feelings that bad luck or coincidences are always leading you to jealousy of others or fearing what other people think. Feeling unable to escape peer pressure situations.
To dream of killing or defeating zombies may reflect waking life situations where you are confronting mindless or automatic thinking. Overcoming or confronting peer pressure. Confronting people you think are jealous of you in an unthinking or ignorant manner.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a zombie. In waking life he was very insecure about things he said on an Internet message forum to someone and carefully spent a lot of time deleting those comments fearing embarrassment that they would be read by someone. The zombie reflected his fear of what other people thought that was driving him to avoid any embarrassment at all costs.
Example 2: A young girl dreamed of zombies. In waking life she was grounded by parents and felt that they never cared about anything accept never listening to her while making sure she endured her full punishment. The zombies may have reflected her feelings about her parents being blindly motivated to keep her punished.
Example 3: A young girl dreamed of zombies. In waking life she was very insecure about her social skills and talking to people. She tended to go along with the crowd as a way to avoid having to reveal her weak social skills.
Example 4: A young woman dreamed of a dead zombie being kept alive. In waking life her she was trying to keep a long-term relationship alive even though she felt it was dead. The dead zombie she was trying to keep alive may have reflected her tendency to do whatever her boyfriend told her because she was too attracted to him.