Dream Moods A-Z Dream Dictionary

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Dreams are stories and images that our minds create while we sleep. They can be entertaining, fun, romantic, disturbing, frightening, and sometimes bizarre.

They are an enduring source of mystery for scientists and psychological doctors. Why do dreams occur? What causes them? Can we control them? What do they mean?

Dream Moods A-Z Dream Dictionary

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There are currently 192 dreams in this directory beginning with the letter N.


To see the letter "N" in your dream implies the end of some habit, journey, relationship or condition.


To make or eat nachos in your dream signifies your need for more leisurely pursuits. You need to take some time out.


To dream that someone is nagging you suggests that you need to change your attitudes about your preconceived notions. It is time to make some changes in your life. You need to look at things from a different perspective.

To dream that you are nagging someone indicates that you need to confront some repressed resentment or unexpressed anger.

Consider who or what is nagging you or are you doing the nagging. When you dream of someone or something nagging you it indicates feelings of being frustrated by a situation. You may be looking at things with the wrong approach and you need to alter your way of thinking.


To hammer nails in your dream represent your tenacity, persistence and ability to drive a hard bargain. Also consider the pun, "getting nailed" which refers to a sexual innuendo or which means getting caught with something. Alternatively, the dream may also point to another popular phrase "hitting the nail on the head", which suggests that you have fully resolved a situation.

To see nails in your dream symbolize long and hard work for little compensation and pay. It may also be analogous to some rugged or tough force.

To dream that you hurt yourself with a nail suggests that you need to be careful with what you say.

To dream that you are pulling nails out implies that you are not ready to commit to a situation or relationship. If you dream of pulling nails out of a tree, then it highlights some environmental issue that you are concerned about or involved with.

*Please see also Fingernails.

Nail Clipper

To see or use a nail clipper in your dream implies that you need to rid something that is holding you back. It is time to move forward and grow.

Nail File

To see a nail file in your dream suggests that you need to smooth out the rough edges of your personality or your relationship with others. You may be a little too harsh and too abrasive toward others.

Nail File
A nail file in your dream symbolizes shortening and straightening aspects of who you are. The image encourages the dreamer to reflects to find out what imperfections they remove about themselves.

Nail Polish

To polish your nails in your dream suggests that you need to put more focus onto what you are doing and what you are trying to accomplish.

To dream that you are changing your nail polish color represents your creativeness or emotional nature.

Dreaming that your nail polish is chipped means that your strive for perfection will only leave you disappointed. If you dream that you nail polish is smeared, then it indicates that you are rushing into something.

To notice someone's nail polish in your dream highlights their actions. Perhaps this person is doing something suspicious or doing something exceptionally well. If you do not like wearing nail polish and dream that someone is wearing nail polish, then it indicates that you are bothered or annoyed by their actions. This person may be doing something that you disapprove of.

Look up the color of the nail polish for additional significance. In particular, if you are wearing black nail polish, then it indicates your "don't care" attitude; you are in control. If you are wearing orange colored nail polish, then it means that you are feeling inspired; you are ready to create. If you see clear nail polish in your dream, then it signifies your objectiveness in a situation.

Nail Polish
Hands are symbolic to human sociability and your relationship with the world. Polishing your nails is a positive dream hinting at new prospects and finishing touches in that area.

Nails Finger
Fingernails symbolizes thoughts and emotions about your self-worth, confidence, accomplishments in life. The condition of nails reflects how positive or negative you feel about yourself. If your nail is broken might be hinting at at temporary upset of your image and self confidence. If you are missing your nails suggests a complete lack of confidence or issues with work. If your nails are dirty suggests showing your flaws and bad manners to others.

Nails Iron
If you noticed construction nails in your dream you are trying to piece something together. A nail could refer to ‘hitting the nail on the head’ or ‘nail in the coffin’.


To dream that you are being naive indicates that you may be too trusting. The dream is a wake up call.


To dream that you are naked denotes fear of being found out and exposed over your activities. You feel that you are being misjudged.

To dream that you suddenly discover your nudity and are trying to cover up signifies your vulnerability to a situation.

To see a naked person in your dream and you are disgusted by it represents some anxiety about discovering the naked truth about that person or situation. It may also foretell of an illicit love affair, a loss of prestige or some scandalous activity. On the other hand, if you are accepting of someone else's nudity, then it implies that you can see right through them and their intentions. Or perhaps, you are completely accepting them for who they are. If you do not care about someone else's nudity, then it suggests that you need to learn not to be afraid of rejection.

To dream that everyone is naked except for you implies that there is something you are hiding from others. It may also mean that you are nervous about something. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are being overly critical of others. Instead of being accepting, you tend to find flaws in others.

To dream of being naked in public can be seen as a symbol of vulnerability or you are exposing something personal about yourself. The unconscious is sending you a warning for you to become aware of your insecurities and how you portray yourself in society. If you are comfortable in your own skin then you would comfortable walking around nude.


To dream that you forget your name or someone else's name suggests that you are feeling overwhelmed and burdened. It may also indicate that you have forgotten your true self or your family roots.

To hear your name being called in your dream indicates that you are in touch and in tune with your spirituality. You need to be more aware of your own uniqueness and your individuality. Alternatively, your subconscious may be trying to get your attention about an important message that you are refusing to acknowledge in your waking life.

To see a familiar name written in your dream symbolizes the way you feel about that person. Your intuition about them may turn out to be true.

To dream that you changed your name or are referred to by a different name suggests that you are undergoing some major transformation or metamorphosis in your waking life. You are experiencing a reawakening.

Name Badge

To see or wear a name badge in your dream symbolizes your identity. The dream signifies your desires to reach out to others. Alternatively, the dream represents an unfamiliar situation.

If the name on the badge is not your name, then it means that you are experiencing an identity crisis. Perhaps you are doing something that is out of character. You have lost a little bit of yourself.

Name Badge
Dreaming of wearing a name badge indicates you are searching for the deeper part of you. If the name on the badge is not your name suggests that you are experiencing an identity crisis. Perhaps you are doing something that is out of character. The name might be a play on words for something deeper.

Name Called
Right before you wake up or just as your ready to fall asleep it is not uncommon to experience things that are not there — smelling, hearing, tasting, or feeling – oddly enough you may not be dreaming. What is known as a hypnagogic hallucinations transitional state from wakefulness to sleep.


To see or dream that you have a nanny implies that you are feeling overwhelmed. You feel that certain aspects of yourself are being neglected.


To dream that you are taking a nap suggests that you need to take a little time off to relax and take it easy. Give yourself a break.

When you dream of taking a nap might imply you are daydreaming to much in your life.


To see a napkin in your dream signifies neatness and cleanliness. Alternatively, the dream may be preparing you for some good news.

To see soiled napkins in your dream symbolize some major marital or relationship problem.

Dreaming of a clean napkin symbolizes your ability to keep a clean and untarnished reputation and environment around you. However, if the napkin is dirty suggests a need to clean up your act.

Dreaming of narcissist ex or family members are known to appear in your dreams due to unresolved issues from the past. These people may also reflect other people in your lives that mimic their behaviours – inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for excessive attention and admiration, troubled relationships, and a lack of empathy for others.


To see a narcissus in your dream represents vanity. This dream symbol may be a metaphor for someone in your life who is narcissistic. Alternatively, it symbolizes divine love.


To dream that you are narcoleptic suggests that you are oblivious to some situation. Perhaps it is something that you are refusing to see and acknowledge.

Dreaming that someone has narcolepsy implies that you feel he or she is not responding to your needs or that you are not being heard.


To dream that you are under narcosis is an indication that you are trying to suppress your emotions instead of confronting them. You may be trying desperately to avoid a problem or situation in your waking life. Or you may be trying to refuse to take responsibility for your actions.


*Please see Drugs.


To dream about narrow spaces indicate that you are experiencing some struggle in your life journey. You are feeling restricted and confined. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor for your narrow-mindedness. Something narrow is also symbolic of female sexuality.

When you dream of narrow spaces, steps or passages reflects restriction or confinement in some aspect of your life. These narrow passageways are normally linked to the dreamers psyche – fears of transitions, stuck beliefs, restricted movements from one stage to another. To dream of a narrow path represents restrictions to what is ahead of you at the moment, a need to have more space. Dreaming of a narrow ledge represents your unconscious fears of failing in something or not being secure enough to proceed forward.


To dream that you are working at NASA represents possibilities and your desire to explore new things. You do not let boundaries stop you from doing what you want.


To see nasturtiums in your dream symbolize patriotism and love of country.

National Anthem

To hear or sing the national anthem of your own country in your dream signifies pride and love of country. It also represents your winning spirit.

National Anthem
Hearing or singing the national anthem of your own country in a dream signifies pride in your country.

Native American

To see a Native American in your dream represents the instinctual and uninhibited aspect of your character. You desire more freedom from cultural and society restraints.

Native American
In your dream Natives can be seen as people of the earth, profound wisdom and sound judgment. Noticing Native’s in your dream bring your awareness to nature, natural instincts and community. If you are searching for spiritual knowledge and inner wisdom they will appear in your dream. If you noticing them dancing it brings your awareness to your spiritual expression, or a need to express it.

Native Country

To dream about your native country means that you are recognizing your roots and where you came from. You are also reflecting on the decisions you have made along the way and what you have accomplished.


To see the nativity in your dream indicates that you have made a startling new discovery about yourself and your capabilities. It also points to the importance of spiritual enlightenment and inner strength as opposed to material richness.

Dreaming of the nativity acts as a metaphor for a new birth or starting place in your life. This would be connected to the spiritual part of the dreamer as it brings awareness to your abilities. The birthplace to heal and transform is in you.

Natural disaster
This is usually about which TYPE of natural disaster you’re dreaming about. If you’re dreaming about a tornado it can mean you’re overwhelmed (as it does with floods). If you’re dreaming about an earthquake it can represent your world falling apart or not being in your control.

Natural Disasters
These are common dreams suggesting emotional conflict in your life. Depending the type of disaster it will alter the meaning of the dream. More than likely these profound symbolic dream represent a major change that might come at the expense of the dreamer.


To dream of nature denotes freedom, tranquility, restoration, and renewal. You are utilizing your instinctual nature.

Dreaming of nature represents being at peace with society and having an appreciation for the environment. However, it is possible that the dream is connecting you to mother earth, a need for grounding. Bringing out the feminine aspects of your personality, depending the location gives you a clue what to investigate.


To dream that you have nausea suggests that you are suffering from a situation or condition in which you are trying to escape from.

Being nauseous in your dream means that something is sickening you and you cannot seem to get out of the predicament.


To see a nautilus in your dream reflects your tenacity. You don't let go of what's yours and don't give up. Alternatively, dreaming of a nautilus indicates that you have a good handle of a situation.

If you dream of a nautilus in your mouth, then it means that you need to keep your mouth shut about something.


To see your navel in your dream represents your being and self. The dream may indicate that you need to find your center and middle ground. Alternatively, to dream of your navel signifies the bonding to their mother.

To dream that you or someone has a navel piercing denotes your deep connection with your mother. Perhaps the dream is telling you to reconnect with your mother or that you need to be in touch with your maternal instincts.

Dreaming of the navel might bring your attention to the third primary chakra called solar plexus. This important area controls the digestion and metabolism that is considered the true source of your energy. This vibrates through the whole human body. If the dream is negative in context your ego and identity might be off balance.


To dream that you are in the Navy symbolizes your need for organization, discipline and structure in your life.

Navy blue color represents a lack of individuality and creativity.

The color navy in your dream navy represents a desire for orderliness and discipline in your life. To dream of being in the Navy represents your need for order and authoritative values that is missing; it may also be connected to a sense of identity and belonging.


To see a Nazi in your dream represents an evil and merciless force that cannot be reasoned with. You feel that others are putting you down. If you are a Nazi sympathizer, then the dream has the opposite significance.

The Nazi’s follow orders from the masses, do things when told so, and carries out ungodly acts. If you dream of these groups it might make you reconsider who you follow and your belief systems.

Near Death Experience

To have a near death experience in your dream implies that you are experience a relapse of sorts. You are reverting back to your old habits and ways. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are being given a second chance or second try at something.


To dream that you are nearsighted indicates that your efforts and energies are too focused on short term goals and not on preparing for the long term of the future.

Nearsightedness can represent that you do not think far enough in the future. A symbol that implies you can only concentrate on something short term while you should be concentrating long term goals.


To dream that something is neat and tidy indicates that you need to get organized. You need to clear your mind and let go of the past.

A dream about neatness signifies your need to get rid of certain memories of the past to clear your head. Organization is crucial and a clear head is a good place to start.


To see a nebula in your dream symbolizes an outburst of creative energy and possibilities.


To see your neck in your dream signifies the relationship between the mind/mental and the body/physical. It represents willpower, self-restriction and your need to control your feelings and keep them in check. Consider the familiar phrase, "don't stick your neck out" which serves as a warning against a situation.

To dream that your neck is injured or sore indicates a separation between your heart and mind. There is a literal disconnect between how you feel and what you think. You are feeling conflicted. Alternatively, the dream represents something or someone, who is literally a pain in the neck.

If you dream that your neck is thick or swollen, then it represents your quick temperedness.

A neck represents a connection between your intellectual (brain) and the corporeal (body) aspects. The neck brings your awareness to the ability to communicate effectively. Injury to your neck in your dream might be indicating a fear of ridicule and judgement. You might want to examine how you express yourself clearly throughout life. If you neck is cut in your dream suggests detachment, removal or stopping aspects of your communication from others. Once balanced you are able to express yourself clearly and honestly in any situation with confidence.

Neck Brace

To see or wear a neck brace in your dream implies that you are trying to reconnect your heart and mind. You are trying to rationalize your emotions.

To dream that someone is wearing a neck brace refers to your support system.


To see or wear a necklace in your dream represents unsatisfied desires. It also highlights your intellect and your desire to have more influence and power over others. If the necklace is broken or lost, then it indicates that your rational thinking is in accordance with your emotional thinking. You need to act on your gut instinct about some situation or relationship.

A necklace shows your qualities; richness of feelings; feelings connected with the giver; social status. It brings your awareness to hierarchy, authority, charm and self admiration in your life. Depending on who gave it to you, where you were wearing it are clues to relationship and status. If it was a pearl necklace brings wisdom from the emotional unconsciousness part of the dreamer. However, its nature being around the neck might have a negative connotation for being tied to the neck or self inflated ego.


To see or wear a tie in your dream represents your obligations and relational bonds. The dream may also be a pun on feeling tied down to a situation or relationship. If the tie is loose around your neck, then it suggests that you have some unfinished business to tend to. If the tie is too tight, then it denotes that you feel trapped in a situation or condition.

Dreaming of a necktie symbolizes what you are obliged to do and what keeps you tied down. If the tie is loose then it implies that you have not completed a task. On the other hand, if it is too tight it indicates that you feel stifles in an issue.


*Please See Hypnotist


To see or make nectar in your dream symbolizes sweetness and joy. Things are going very well for you in your life.

These are positive dream symbols as the Greeks felt it was associated with ‘nectar from the Gods. Nectar that is extracted from fruits, plants and trees shed new life to the dreamer, connecting to happiness and joy.


To dream that you are eating a nectarine indicates that you are at ease. You are content with the simple things in life.


To dream that you are in need suggests that you are lacking something important in your waking life. The needs in your dream often reflect waking needs.

To dream that someone is in need indicates that you need to be more compassionate and sympathetic to her or him. Learn to appreciate the things you have.


To see or use a needle in your dream indicates that you need to mend some relationship or situation that has gotten out of hand. A needle is also symbolic of some emotional or physical pain. Alternatively, the dream is a metaphor for male sexuality or a sexual act. In particular, to see knitting needles in your dream suggest that you are manipulating a situation in order to get a desired outcome.

To dream that someone is using a needle suggests that you need to incorporate and join together various aspects of your consciousness.

To look for a needle in your dream symbolizes useless worries over small, trivial matters. Consider the phrase of looking for a needle in a haystack to represent our fruitless pursuits.

To dream that you are threading a needle represents unfinished issues that you need to tend to and perhaps even repair. Alternatively, the dream may have sexual connotations.

Dreaming of a needle stuck in your finger indicates that you are feeling unappreciated. You are not being recognized for your contribution or hard work.


*Please see Knitting or Sewing.

Needles can alter depending if its a needle that you sew with or the needles the doctor uses. Dreaming of a sewing needle suggest a need to piece something back together in your life that has fallen apart. These are positive dream symbols for bonding to come. Knitting needles it means that you are going to operate things in a witty way to get your desired outcome. However, dreaming of a doctor’s needle implies the stage before healing and transformation. It appears in a metaphor as an injection in your body that helps you down the road.


To see picture negatives in your dream represent a relationship or situation that is developing. The dream may be a pun on some "negative" person or force in your life. Consider also what is being depicted in the negative.

To have a dream in negative images implies that you are lacking an emotional component to your dreams. Alternatively, such dreams reflect memories and past experiences.


To feel neglected in your dream represents some aspect of yourself which you are not paying enough attention to. Perhaps you are overlooking something. Alternatively, it may reflect your real waking experiences of being neglected.

If you dream of a neglected child, then it suggests that you are ignoring the desires of the inner child within. You are so focused on the responsibilities of your daily life that you forget to stop and enjoy the smaller things.

To dream that a dog is neglected indicates that you are taking some of your friends for granted.


To see or wear a negligee in your dream indicates your suggestiveness. Perhaps you feel that people can see right through to who you are and your intentions. Do you have a secret that you are afraid will be revealed? The symbol may also be a pun on your negligence of some situation.

When your dream involves negligee it suggests that you give off your emotions easily.


To dream of having a good neighbor signifies enjoyment and tranquility at home. If you dream of an angry or unfriendly neighbor, then it signifies dissension and disappointment. There is a waking issue that you need to address with your neighbor. Alternatively, the dream could mean relocation from your home. Perhaps you are in need of a change of scenery.

Neighbors appear in our dreams that connects to something beside us that holds importance. They connect with our social relationships that are important or how you feel about your community. It close proximity to the house shows the dreamer this belongs in their psyche and how they understand relationships that are near to them. It is not uncommon to dream of fighting, dead, happy, new or sick as it reflects something about your own personal relationships.

The dream is a representation of your waking life and how things are in your community. If you are in a unfamiliar neighborhood it reflects areas in your life that you are new too.


To dream about your neighborhood represents a sense of community. You need to develop new friends and new ties. Consider your waking feelings toward your neighbors.

To dream that you are in an unknown neighborhood signifies aspects of your subconscious. The dream may also parallel a waking situation which is new or unfamiliar to you. You are venturing into a brand new territory and it is making you slightly anxious and uneasy.

To see a poor neighborhood in your dream indicates that you are feeling drained or emotionally impoverished. You are lacking support or love. Alternatively, the dream may be trying to get you to be more compassionate to those who are less fortunate. Perhaps you need to extend a helping hand to someone who is in need. The poor neighborhood may also just be a reflection of your actual living situation.

Neon Light

To see neon lights in your dream symbolize your aspirations and desires for recognition or fame, particularly if it is your name in neon. Also consider what is written in neon. There is an important message that your subconscious is trying to convey.

Neon Lights
Lights are symbolic in our dreams. When you notice neon lights, they appear to get our attention. These vibrant colors are attached to the location or the store that what’s you to see. The color and where it is helps link the two together.


To dream of your nephew represents some aspect of yourself that you need to acknowledge or recognize within yourself.

Neptune connects us to our unconscious mind relating to our instincts, psychic abilities or illusions. In astrology it is the planet of mercy and compassion. Neptune in Greek mythology was the Roman god of water and the sea that brings our awareness to our unconscious emotions.


To see the planet Neptune in your dream represents inspiration, imagination, and devotion. You may need to show some more compassion and understanding.

To see the Neptune god in your dream indicates some supercharged emotion that you need to address in your waking life. You need to control your temper.


To see or dream that you are a nerd indicates feelings of inferiority and/or ineffectiveness. You feel that you have been overlooked.

The dream might imply feelings of neglect and being shunned by others. However it may be wanting to embrace your smartside.


To dream that you are nervous about something indicates that you are experiencing self-doubt and feelings of insecurity.

Nervous Breakdown
Having a nervous breakdown indicates a build up of worry in your life. It will come out in your dreams as you might not be able to express it your walking life.

Nervous Breakdown

To dream that you or someone has a nervous breakdown suggests that you have lost your frame of reference in a relationship or situation. You are seeking more clarity and insight. The dream also indicates that you are having difficulties trusting your own judgment and decisions. You are feeling insecure.


To see a nest in your dream signifies comfort, safety, homeliness, protection, or new opportunities. Consider the condition of the nest and how it parallels your waking home situation and home life. Alternatively, the nest also means emotional dependency.

If the nest is full of eggs, then it symbolizes your financial future and financial security. The dream could thus be a pun on "nest egg". If the eggs in the nest are broken or bad, then it symbolizes disappointments and failures. You are being pulled into someone else's problems or arguments.

Seeing a nest in your dream symbolizes your home, shelter and relaxation. They are very symbolic because they are connected with birds reflecting future growth and freedom. Noticing eggs or birdlings inside the nest is bringing your awareness to nurturing and protection. An empty nest reflects to areas in your life that you might be alone.

Nesting Doll

**Please See Matryoshka Doll.

Dreaming of a net implies that you found yourself trapped in a particular problem in your life. If you are using a net for a good use like catching fish implies abundance and smart working.


To see a net in your dream suggests that you are caught in a complicated life situation. You feel trapped. Alternatively, the dream means that you need to expand your reach. it is time to "cast those nets" and see what comes back. The net may thus be a metaphor for your network of connections or the internet.


To dream that you are looking for something to watch on Netflix represents a recap of what is happening in your life. Pay attention to the show titles that you see on the screen. Watching Netflix in your dream also indicates that you are taking control some area of your life.


To see nettles in your dream represents a difficult situation that you need to avoid. You may be experiencing difficulty in expressing yourself. Perhaps you are in the middle of a "stingy" situation.


To see a new house in your dream indicates that you are taking on a new identity and developing new strengths. You are becoming more emotionally mature.

To see new shoes in your dream suggest that you are overconfident in your success. Alternatively, you may be on a life path that is unfamiliar to you.

To dream that you are at a new school means that you are feeling out of place in some situation. Or perhaps there is a new lesson that you need to learn.

In general, dream of new things and new places correspond to what is new in your waking life. It refers to something that is different or unfamiliar.

New Year

To dream of the New Year signifies prosperity, hope, new beginnings and an opportunity to make a fresh start. It also represents the start of some new project or a fresh outlook in life. On a spiritual level, the New Year represents enlightenment or new found understanding.

New Year
Many people use the New Year as a time to make resolutions and changes. Thus dreaming of it suggests that you want to start anew and try to better certain areas of your life. On the other hand, you might just be looking forward to the New Year and your dream expresses that excitement.

New York
New York represents the rat race or fast pace life. What is taking place helps give you clues in how to decode the dream.

New York

If you do not live in New York, but dream that you are in New York, then it symbolizes your fast paced lifestyle. Perhaps things are moving too fast and you are unable to keep up with the demands of everyday life. Alternatively, the dream represents your desires for more excitement in your life. Or you are striving for success in your professional career. Known as "the big apple, dreaming of New York City could mean that you need to eat a more healthy diet.


*Please See Baby.


To watch or listen to the news in your dream signifies an important message from your subconscious. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you need to be more objective in a situation.

To hear good news in your dream is a dream of the contrary and represents a negative turn in events. If you hear bad news in your dream, then a situation is not as bad as you had anticipated.


To see or read a newspaper in your dream signifies that new light and insight is being shed on a waking problem that is nagging on your mind. You are seeking knowledge and answers to a problem. Pay attention to the dream as it may offer a solution. Alternatively, reading the newspaper implies that you need to be more vocal. You need to express yourself. It is time to make the headlines.

To dream that you are unable to read the newspaper indicates that your reputation is being called into question. There is some uncertainty in a situation that you are pursuing.

To dream that you are selling newspapers suggest that you are trying to inform and alert others to some important information. Perhaps you have a significant announcement to make.

Vending newspapers in a dream means that you have imperative news that you want to share with other people. You may have some very exciting news that you want to announce to people. If you cannot read the newspaper it signifies that you cannot seem to grasp all the information you need to understand a situation.

Newspaper Reporter

To dream that you are a newspaper reporter indicates that you are making a conscious and objective observation of your life.


To see a newt in your dream represents misfortune, evil and harm.

Newton's Cradle

To see or play with Newton's Cradle in your dream implies that you are expending your energy on fruitless endeavors.


To dream that you are in a niche represents your need to belong and your need to feel protected. The dream may be guiding you toward a place of security.

Nickels in dreams are connected with the symbolic number five, as well relating to thought patterns or life situations that require a compromise. It also has properties that is conductor of both heat and electricity as the circle is a symbol of wholeness.


To see a nickel in your dream symbolizes the number 5 and thus means a change in your path or course of action. Or it may also indicate your persuasiveness and spontaneity. Alternatively, the dream refers to money issues. You need to do some serious saving! Also consider the phrase to "nickel and dime", which implies that you are being too petty over minor issues. At the same time, little things can add up to be a major issue later if not addressed immediately.


To hear a nickname in your dream represents the feelings and memories your associate with the person who is referred to by that nickname. If the nickname is not familiar, then it may be a metaphor or pun on something.

To dream that someone is calling you by a nickname suggests that you are trying to change how you see yourself and how others see you.


To see your niece in your dream represents some aspect of yourself that you need to acknowledge or recognize within yourself.


To have a dream that takes place at night represents some major setbacks and obstacles in achieving your goals. You are being faced with an issue that is not so clear cut. Perhaps, you should put the issues aside so you can clear your head and come back to it later. Alternatively, night may be synonymous with death, rebirth, reflection, and new beginnings.

To dream that it is night time, but it is still as bright as day, indicates that you now have clarity and insight into a once unclear situation. Something that was previously hidden is now being revealed to you.

*Please also see Darkness

The night connects us with the dark, mysterious and unconscious side of the dreamer. Opposite to the daytime, darkness contains both a negative and positive elements attached to it. If it is always dark in your dreams it encourages the dreamer to explore the unconsous aspects of their personality for it to become illuminated. If you dream of walking alone at night it suggest your exploration of the unconscious part of your mind.


To dream that you are in a nightclub represents the social aspects of your life and your sense of belonging. The dream may be a commentary on your lifestyle. Perhaps you need to settle down a little.

Dreaming that you party a lot serves as a release for you; you seem to feel trapped in your waking life. On the other hand, if you are a constant party goer then the dream is a representation of how you are wasting your life.


To dream that you are wearing a nightgown suggests that you are acknowledging and expressing aspects of yourself that you were previously uncomfortable about.


To see a nightingale in your dream indicates unrequited love, longing and pain.

To hear a nightingale in your dream denotes new beginning and spiritual enlightenment.

A nightlight acts a guide or protector when you are venturing in the darkness of your mind. Any type of light is considered a positive symbol and depending where the nightlight is located is a clue.


To see or switch on a nightlight in your dream indicates that you are looking for some guiding light or advice in some unknown situation or issue. Alternatively, a nightlight may be similar to a light bulb and thus symbolizes new ideas, hope or spiritual enlightenment. You have gained some insight and knowledge into an issue or situation.

Nightmares can appear for many different reasons. A nightmare tends to be extremely vivid dream that evokes feelings of helplessness, terror, anxiety and sorrow. They can be linked with anxiety, depression, sleep disorders as well as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). New studies have found out that nightmares actually help prepare us for real like traumatic scenarios. While others believe that nightmares can predict bad events to happen in the future.


To dream that you are having a nightmare suggests that you are being overly indulgent and living a life of excess. You need to tone it down and allow the mind and body to rest and heal. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you are experiencing a setback toward your goals. You need to learn to take a negative and turn it into a positive.


To see a nightstand in your dream represents the things in your life that you need to put to rest and let go of.


To see the Nike logo in your dream is telling you to "just do it". You need to stop sitting around and start moving more quickly. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes speed, agility and athleticism.

Your unconscious associates words with symbols. Your unconscious is telling you to just do it do what you need to do. The tick represents a go ahead and get your game on.


To see a nimbus around you or someone else refers to your deep spiritual growth and progress.


To dream that you play ninepins indicate that you are foolishly wasting your energy and letting opportunities slip away. Alternatively, the dream means that you need to select your companions carefully. Be careful of who you put your trust in.

If you notice a ninja in your dream it connects to the dreamers shadow – unknown behaviours, urges and emotions that are masked up. It’s deadly force encourages the dreamer to investigate its hidden aggression that is known to creep up on them. If a ninja attacks you in your dream it might represent unknown dangerous forces in your life, or aspects of your shadow that is not understood within.


To see a ninja in your dream symbolizes a someone in your life whose intentions are unclear. You may feel threatened by this person's abilities or suspicious of their motivations.

To dream that you are a ninja indicates passive aggressive behavior. You are trying to be defiant without appearing confrontational.


To see nipples in your dream relate to some infantile need. You are regressing into a state of dependency.

To dream that you are squeezing pus out of your nipples refers to your negative feelings about relationships. You are feeling sexually inadequate.

To dream that you have no nipples or that they have disappeared refer to your lack of sexual desire.

To dream that your nipples are scabbed or scarred indicate that you are feeling undesirable or unwomanly.

Dreaming that your nipples are stretched out and hanging implies that you are offering or giving too much to others. You tend to put the needs of others ahead of your own.

*Please see also Breasts.

These dream bring our awareness to motherhood, protection, nurturing and feminine. They serve a higher purpose that connects us with the inner child; milk providing birth for who it is feeding. The life force in Hinduism, they understand it to be of the divine and therefore be protected and venerated.


To dream of nirvana symbolizes knowledge, perfection and peace. Alternatively, the dream serves as an escape from the unhappiness or the demands of your waking life.


To dream that you are saying no suggests that you are standing up for what believe even though you are going against the majority. You are putting yourself first and making decisions for yourself, not for others.

Noah's Ark

*Please See Ark.


To dream that you are associated with nobility, indicates that you are all show. You are too concerned with what is on the outside and neglecting the inside. You need to work on cultivating your mind.


To hear or make a strange noise in your dream signifies the unexpected and the unknown. You may be expressing some fear or confusion about a situation in your waking life. The noise in your dream may serve as a way to attract your attention to that issue. Alternatively, a noise represents a breakthrough into your personal struggles. Perhaps you need to be more vocal and be heard. Or perhaps you need to break through a barrier that has been holding you back.

Known as Hypnagogic hallucinations transitional state from wakefulness to sleep can account for hearing random noises, bangs or buzzes. Strange noises can also be heard during sleep paralysis state. A temporary inability to move or speak that occurs when you’re waking up or falling asleep.


To dream that you are a nomad suggests that you are searching for some direction in your life. You are lacking motivation. Alternatively, a nomad represents a transformation or some change in your life.

Nomads are detached from homes which might be symbolic as a detachment from the mind.


To see noodles in your dream symbolize longevity and abundance. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are looking for some sort of nourishment. The dream may also be a pun that you need to "use your noodle". In other words, there is something that you need to think long and hard about.


*Please See Afternoon.

Dreaming of a noose symbolizes your lack of freedom or a fear of being hung up or left hanging. If a noose is around someones neck it indicates that you are actually Jussie Smollett or someone in your life or situation might be causing you frustration. Suicide by noose might show sides of your personality that is no longer needed.


To see a noose in your dream represents your lack of independence. You feel restricted and restrained from being able to express yourself.

To dream that a noose is around someone's neck signifies repressed anger and rage at that person or towards a particular condition.


To dream of the direction north symbolizes reality. It also indicates that you are making progress and moving forward in life.

Heading north or even seeing the symbol for that direction indicates that you are heading upward and onward in your life goals.

North Pole
Dreaming of the North Pole implies that you have reached your destination, finished tasks or achievement of goals.

North Pole

To dream that you are at the north pole signifies completion and an ending to some journey, situation, or relationship. You have successfully completed your transformation.

North Star

To see the north star in your dream symbolizes a guiding light or a guardian angel that will point you toward your direction in life. You will experience clarity in a situation.

North Star
Someone or something in your life is going to lead you to the correct path in your life. Trusting your intuition and life’s path you will head in the right place. Perhaps someone is going to enlighten you.

Northern Lights
Bright lights in the middle of darkness. As you search on your spiritual journey the lights are guides showing you the right way. The native Cree tribe felt the Aurora was part of life’s circle and were the spirits of the dead who remained in the sky watching over their loved ones.

Northern Lights

To see the northern lights in your dream represent renewed energy, vitality, awe, insight and youth. A situation or relationship will be made clear to you or a positive spiritual experience will fill you with warmth and love. You will gain some amazing new wisdom and knowledge. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you know what you need to do, but may be too lazy or too afraid to jump into action.


To see your own nose in your dream signifies a conscious effort to achieve whatever endeavor you chose to undertake. The nose represents energy, intuition, and wisdom. The dream may suggest your need to learn more about a situation at hand. Alternatively, the nose symbolizes curiosity, as in being nosy. Perhaps you are interfering into situations and things that are none of your business. If you dream that your nose is growing, then it suggests that you or someone is lying and being dishonest.

To dream that hair is growing on your nose signifies your strong will and solid character.

To dream that a bug or insect is coming out of your nose indicates that you are being nosy to the point where it is "bugging" and bothering others. You need to learn to when to get out of people's business and respect their privacy.

To dream that you have a bloody nose means that your character is under attack. If your nose is stuffed up, then it suggests that you unable to freely and fully express yourself.

Dreaming of the nose connects the dreamer to intuition, trusting to your gut instincts, or the ability to gauge a situation. Know to be disfigured, bloody or congested, this is something that cannot be seen but felt. Connects with the dreamers image that mirror unconscious internal feelings. If your nose is broken suggests fixings, bridging and adjusting behaviors that are crooked.

Nose Bleeding
These dreams symbolize unpredictability with your emotions or problems with intuition.


To see a notary in your dream indicates that you are looking for approval or validation from someone.

Dreaming of a notebook signifies that you need to take note of things and keep track of everything. Try to relate what you have in the notebook to your waking life.


To see a notebook or notepad in your dream represents things that you need to keep track of and stay on top of. It may indicate emotions and issues that you have overlooked in your waking hours. Consider the contents of the notebook.


To read or write a note in your dream suggests that there is an important message that you need to convey. There is something that you need to let others know.

To dream that you are passing notes symbolize your pursuit for knowledge and information.

To see musical notes in your dream represent harmony or disharmony in your waking life, depending on whether the musical note was a sharp note or flat note.

Notes symbolize information, knowledge and getting facts. If you are reading, writing or sending notes it implies that you have something you want to let out. You are trying to pass on information. Otherwise, your dream indicates that you are trying to get some facts about something.


To dream of nothing suggests that there is something missing or lacking in your life. It symbolizes fruitless labor, an emotional void, or loneliness. Alternatively, dreaming about nothingness may mean that you are experiencing some sort of blackout. You are zoning out.


To see or read a novel in your dream suggests that you need to look at things from a different point of view or angle. Determine what type of novel for further significance. The dream may also be a pun on something "novel" or new in your life.


To dream of the month of November indicates your indifference to a situation or problem.


To dream that you are under Novocain indicates that you are feeling numb in some area of your life. You are emotionless or speechless and are not sure how to react or respond.

Nuclear Bomb

To dream of a nuclear bomb suggests feelings of helplessness and loss of control. You are experiencing some strong hostility and rage, where it is nearly destructive. Important changes are about to occur. You may also be expressing a desire to wipe out some aspect of yourself. Alternatively, the nuclear bomb serves as an indication that something crucial and precious to you has ended.

Nuclear Bomb
When you dream of a nuclear bomb, it denotes emotions that seem to be detrimental to yourself. You are sinking yourself deeper feeling sorry for yourself. Alternatively, the nuclear bomb serves as an indication that something crucial and precious to you has ended.


*Please See Naked.


To see a gold nugget in your dream symbolizes a small piece of valuable information that you had overlooked or did not know about. It is the core to some idea or piece of knowledge.

To dream that you are picking up several gold nuggets means that you are acknowledging something that you have previously overlooked. Alternatively, picking up gold nuggets represent ideas that you are finally putting to use.

1 – 10 Numbers have been very symbolic and hold value, both numerical and spiritually. For thousands of years numbers have been important from the Chinese, Greeks and Egyptians as they knew they hold a very deep meaning. When numbers are presented to you in your dream they can either bring you good fortune or bad luck, profits or losses and even enlightenment.


To see numbers in your dream symbolize material gains and possessions. You are keeping close track of things. Alternatively, numbers indicate that you are being over analytical or rational. Or that you need to evaluate a situation more thoroughly. Numbers also carry much personal significance. They may represent a special date, address, age, lucky number or something meaningful and significant to only you.

To hear numbers in your dream mean that you need to pace yourself in some situation. Or perhaps you need to calm down and take things a little slowly.

To see repeating numbers in your dream refers to some urgent matter or important them in your life that you are missing or overlooking.

For a specific number, please see Dream Moods Dream Themes: Numbers.


To dream that you feel numbness indicates that you are letting fear take over and run your life. You fear failure and as a result, you are afraid of taking risks or chances.

Being numb in a dream implies that you are feeling uneasy and anxious about a situation. If you dream of being numb it means that you seem to be scared of new changes in your life.

Dreaming of a nun indicates that you are very innocent, virtuous and pious. On the other hand it means that you should start keeping your commitments. Otherwise you should consider the word nun sounds like none perhaps a situation you are working towards is going to amount to nothing. The pure that follows the word of God is a clue for internal searching.


To see a nun in your dream signifies purity, chastity and obedience. It also indicates that you need to live up to the vows and promises you have made. Alternatively, material fortune and gain may be interfering with your spirituality. Consider also the pun of being "none" or "nothing". A nun may also symbolize your sister or a female figure in your waking life.

If you are a woman and dream that you are a nun, then it indicates unhappiness with your current situation and environment. You are looking for an escape. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are looking for a sense of security or calmness in your life.


To see or use nunchucks in your dream refers to your defensive stance about some situation.


To dream of your nuptials indicate a reaffirmation of your commitments. It is also symbolic of a transitional stage occurring in your life.

*Please also see Marriage.


To dream that you are a nurse suggests that you need to show more compassion in a situation.

To see a nurse in your dream means that you need to take time out in order to heal, mentally, physically and spiritually.

Nurses like doctors in dreams are your guides in life that will show up in time of need. They can also be connected to your higher self or The Mother who will nourish your pain. For men the nurse might be connected to their inner feminine called the anima. If you dream of becoming a nurse it suggests that your inner healing phase will start.

Dreaming of a babies nursery is indicative of your feelings towards children and family life. If you are trying to have a child then the dream suggests that you are either anxious about it or that you are in fact pregnant.


To see a baby's nursery in your dream symbolizes your maternal instinct. The dream may suggest that you are expecting a new addition to your family. Alternatively, a nursery indicates that you are regressing back to your childhood. Perhaps you are wanting to go back to a simpler time where you were cared for and did not have to worry about anything.

To dream that you are in a plant nursery represents spiritual development, potential, growth and transformation. You need to nurture the changes in your life.


*Please See Breast Feeding.

Nursing Home

*Please See Senior Home.


To see a nutcracker in your dream represents power strength and stamina. You can achieve anything you want if you set your mind to it. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on a powerful or tough woman.

Cracking nuts in your dream symbolizes determination and perseverance to get what you want. You will do anything you want once you apply yourself.


To see nutmeg in your dream symbolizes a warm and loving home life.

As nuts are how testicles are referred, seeing nuts in your dream have sexually connotations. On the other hand the dream indicates that you are experiencing some uncertainty that is causing you to feel crazy. It could also represent people or someone who is driving you nuts.


To see nuts in your dream represent craziness or confusion. It may also refer to someone who is "nuts" or someone who is driving you crazy. Alternatively, the dream is telling you that you are approaching a waking situation all wrong and need to look at it from a different perspective. Also consider nuts as a pun on "testicles" and thus allude to some sexual innuendo.

To dream that you are eating nuts signify prosperity and attainment of your desires. You are trying to get to the core of a matter or situation.


*Please See Pantyhose.


To see a nymph in your dream represents the feminine mystique. It also symbolizes innocence, grace and purity.

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