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
Consider the depth and clarity of the water to determine how much power and control you have over the circumstances and situations in your life.
To dream that you are waffling over a topic suggests that you need to think things more clearly and learn to express yourself with more assurance and conviction.
To dream that you are receiving wages symbolize a reward for a job well done. Alternatively, it signifies receipt of love.
To see a red wagon in your dream represents childhood joy and light-hearted fun.
To see an empty and abandoned wagon in your dream signifies loss and dissatisfaction with the current state of your life.
To see a waif model in your dream represents the unrealistic goals you have for yourself. Alternatively, it highlights your issues with weight.
To see a waiter in your dream indicates that you need to be nurtured and to feel special. The dream may also be a pun to be patient. Learn to wait.
Alternatively, the dream may denote your expectations and anxieties about some unknown situation or decision. You are experiencing a sense of anticipation or uneasiness.
To dream that you keep someone else waiting implies that you are taking advantage of this person. You Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are not spending enough time with this person in your waking life. You are too busy doing your own thing that you have overlooked this person.
To dream that you are waking up in your dream indicates that something is missing or lacking in your life. There is an aspect of your life that you are not utilizing to its fullest potential. You are not recognizing your abilities. The dream is literally telling you to open your eyes and wake up! Alternatively, waking up in your dream may be a signal of a lucid dream.
To dream that you have difficulties walking indicates that you are reluctant and hesitant in proceeding forward in some situation. You may also be trying to distance yourself from certain life experiences. The difficulty in walking is a reflection of your current situation and the obstacles that you are experiencing.
To dream that you are walking on air refers to your carefree and upbeat attitude. It also signifies confidence; you feel almost invincible. You achieve your goals with relative ease. This dream is a variant of a flying dream. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that you have lost grasped of reality.
If you are walking on rocks in your dream, then it indicates that you are on shaky ground. You may be involved in an uneasy situation. The dream may also be telling you not to get too comfortable or too arrogant.
Dreaming that you are walking on all fours suggests that you are not measuring up to others' expectations of you. You may be lowering yourself or your standards. Alternatively, being on all fours means that you need to trust your instincts. To see someone on all fours in your dream indicates that you are looking down on them.
To dream that you jump over a wall suggests that you are able to confront tough obstacles and get around barriers with success and ease.
To dream that you demolish or break down a wall indicates that you are breaking through obstacles and overcoming your limitations. It also means that you desire some freedom and independence. If you see a wall crumble, then it suggests that you have risen above your problems and overcame your barriers.
To dream that you are building a wall refers to a bad relationship or childhood trauma. You are trying to keep others out for fear of getting hurt again. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you have accepted your limitations.
To dream that you are hiding behind a wall suggests that you ashamed in acknowledging your connections.
To dream that you are being thrown or shot through a wall means that you need to literally breakdown those walls that you have put up around you. You need to venture out and explore.
To dream that a house has no walls represents a lack of privacy. You feel that everyone is looking over your shoulder or up in your business.
To dream that your wallet has been stolen indicates that someone may be trying to take advantage of you. Perhaps someone has "stolen" your heart away.
To dream that you lose your wallet suggests that you need to be more cautious and careful about your spending and finances. You need to be more responsible with your money. Alternatively, losing your wallet indicates that you are losing touch with your true identity. You are experiencing some anxiety over changes and uncertainties happening in your life. If you find a wallet, then it indicates that you have regained financial stability.
To see an empty wallet in your dream represents financial worries. Alternatively, it refers to an emotional void or inner emptiness.
Dreaming that someone gives you a wallet with money in it means that you are looking for acceptance.
To dream that you are peeling or stripping off wallpaper denotes that you are beginning to let your guard down. You are breaking down your barrier one layer at a time. It also indicates that you are revealing aspects of yourself that have been kept well hidden.
To dream that you crack a walnut foretells that your expectations will collapse.
For Eskimos and Native Americans in the North, the walrus symbolizes supernatural ability and power.
To dream that you are waltzing refers to your prim and proper behavior. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are the object of much admiration.
Dreaming that your mind wanders indicates that you are lacking focus or that you are feeling detached from a situation.
To see an abandoned or empty warehouse indicates that your inner resources have been depleted. You need to take some time off to restore your energy and replenish your resources.
To dream that you are leasing or renting an empty warehouse represents your receptiveness and your open-mindedness to new things.
To dream that you are warning someone suggests that you need to recognize the dangers or negatives of some situation. You need to bring this to the surface.
To dream that a warrant is served on someone else refers to a misunderstanding.
To dream that you are washing your feet indicates that you are ready to make a big change in your life.
To dream that you are washing your hands suggests that there is a worrisome issue that you need to work through. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are not taking responsibility for some matter. You need to let go of old emotions and past relationships. It is time to get the negativity out of your system.
To dream that you are washing your car suggests that your problems will soon pass. You are ready to go through life with a fresh new outlook and attitude.
To dream that you are stung by a wasp indicates that there is some hatred directed toward you. It also refers to envy.
To dream that you kill a wasp signifies your fearlessness in fighting off your opponents, while maintaining your ethics and rights.
If you dream of toxic waste or hazardous waste, then it points to some negative or harmful feelings that you are harboring. Alternatively, the dream indicates that a waking relationship is unhealthy. This may be a work relationship, family relationship or personal relationship. The dream may also be a metaphor for "being wasted" or intoxicated.
To see a broken watch in your dream indicates that you are unsure of your own feelings or how to express yourself. You are experiencing an emotional standstill. Alternatively, a watch suggests that you have poor time management. You have lost track of what you have to do.
To dream that you are being watched suggests that you are feeling confined in your work environment or personal relationship. You are lacking privacy and feel you are being scrutinized or criticized.
To see calm, clear water in your dream means that you are in tune with your spirituality. It denotes serenity, peace of mind, and rejuvenation.
To see muddy or dirty water in your dream indicates that you are wallowing in your negative emotions. You may need to take some time to cleanse your mind and find internal peace. Alternatively, the dream suggests that your thinking/judgment is unclear and clouded. If you are immersed in muddy water, then it indicates that you are in over your head in a situation and are overwhelmed by your emotions.
To dream that water is rising up in your house suggests that you are becoming overwhelmed by your emotions.
To hear running water in your dream denotes meditation and reflection. You are reflecting on your thoughts and emotions.
To dream that you are walking on water indicates that you have total control over your emotions. It also suggests that you need to "stay on top" of your emotions and not let them explode out of hand. Alternatively, the dream is symbolic of faith in yourself.
To dream that someone throws water at you implies that you need to show more of your emotions. You have been too disconnected from others. Alternatively, it may mean that you need to cool off.
To dream that a wall of water is coming towards you implies that your emotions are welling up and can potentially close you off to others.
To dream that you can bend water represents your ability to control your emotions. You can hide your feelings well.
Dreaming of a crystallized body of water indicates that you are looking for some emotional stability in your life.
Dreaming about fire and water together symbolizes a polarizing issue in your waking life. You are going through an emotional conflict and it is pulling you in two directions.
To dream that someone throws a water balloon at you represents some negative emotions or anger that is directed at you, but you are oblivious to.
If the water bottle is empty, then it means that you are holding onto something for too long. Alternatively, an empty water bottle indicates a lack of spirituality in your life. There is a void that you are unable to fill.
To dream that you are at the bottom of the waterfall suggests that you are feeling emotionally overwhelmed. You are experiencing difficulties in coping with your feelings.
To hear waves crashing in your dream indicates tenderness and relaxation. It also brings about feelings of sensuality, sexuality and tranquility.
To dream that you are caught in a tidal wave represents an overwhelming emotional issue that demands your attention. You may have been keeping your feelings and negative emotions bottled up inside for too long. You may be holding back tears that you are afraid to express in your waking life. On a positive note, the tidal wave symbolizes the clearing away of old habits. If you are carried away by the tidal wave, then it means that you are ready to make a brand new start in a new place.
To see muddy, violent waves in your dream indicate a fatal error in an important decision.
Dreaming that a wave hits your boat and knocks you into the water means that you are letting your emotions guide your decisions. Perhaps you are acting too irrationally.
To dream that you are waxing something suggests that you are ready to move forward in some project or endeavor. You have gained the approval of those around you.
To see dripping wax in your dream represents your hidden passionate emotions and spiritual cleansing.
To dream that you are finding your way represents the decisions and choices that you need to make in your waking life. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on "weigh". Perhaps there is a decision that you need to weigh and think through carefully.
To dream that others are wealthy suggest that you need to draw the support from those around you. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you need to watch your spending.
To dream that the weather is ever-changing signify the passage of time.
To dream that you are reading the weather report means that you are about to make some major move. Alternatively, it indicates a decision that you need to make.
Dreaming that you have a bad weave indicates that you are being misguided.
If you dream that you are attending a wedding, consider how you feel at the wedding. If you are upset or sad, then it means that you are unhappy about the current status of your life. If you are happy, then you are embracing a new change in your life.
To dream that you are getting married to your current spouse again represents your wedded bliss and happiness. It highlights your strong commitment to each other. It may also signify a new phase (such as parenthood, new home, etc) that you are entering in your life.
To dream that you are planning a wedding to someone you never met is a metaphor symbolizing the union of your feminine and masculine side. It represents a transitional phase where you are seeking some sort of balance between your aggressive side and emotional side. The dream may also indicate that two previously conflicting aspects are merging together as one.
If you are getting married and have dreams of your pending wedding, then it highlights the stress of organizing a wedding. Conflicts over wedding details, tension with family and in-laws, fear of commitment, and loss of independence may all cause wedding anxiety dreams. Research has shown that up to 40% of brides and grooms have dreams about their ceremony and things going perfectly.
To dream that Santa Claus is attending your wedding highlights the jolly occasion.
Dreaming of a hearse at wedding represents a major transition in your life. The symbolism of both the hearse and the wedding is about an end to something and the beginning of a new phase in your life.
To dream that you are late to a wedding or that the wedding started without you means that you feel left behind while everyone around you is doing new things or going in new direction.
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To eat a wedding cake in your dream signifies your sensuality.
If you or someone is wearing a wedding dress in an inappropriate situation, then it suggests that you are feeling inferior or unworthy.
Dreaming that you are searching for a wedding dress on the day of your wedding means that you are tyring to find your role in a situation. You are afraid of not fitting in.
To dream that you lose your wedding ring signifies a problem or unresolved issue in your marriage.
To see weeds in your dream indicate that you are feeling neglected, overshadowed or cast to the side. Weeds may also represent friendships or relationships that have gone awry.
To dream of cannabis denotes a loss of control. You are trying desperately to escape. The dream may be a reflection of waking drug use.
To dream that you are losing weight indicates that you are no longer being weighed down by some responsibility or emotional burden. It is as if something has been lifted off your shoulders.
To dream that you are overweight or that you are gaining weight suggests that you are feeling over-burdened and pressured. You are carrying too many responsibilities.
To dream that you are underweight implies that you need to work harder at something. The dream may also be telling you that you are way out of your league in some situation.
To dream that you are welcoming others refers to your ability to trust others.
To dream that you fall into the well indicates losing emotional control.
To dream that the well is dry suggests that there is an emotional void in your life. You feel empty inside and need to be fulfilled.
To dream that you are a werewolf suggests that some aspects of your personality are hurtful and even dangerous to your own well-being. You are headed down an undesirable path. Alternatively, a werewolf refers to your repressed instincts.
Dreaming of having sex with a werewolf means that you need to let out your inhibitions and/or animalistic desires. Perhaps you need to be more sexually adventurous.
To dream that you are a wet nurse suggests that you need to be careful in who you trust and who you confide in.
To dream that a whale is flying symbolizes an enormous sense of freedom from letting down your emotional wall. You feel that a huge weight has been lifted.
To see only the tail of a whale in your dream indicates that you are emotionally balanced.
Dreaming of a beached whale refers to a lost sense of spirituality. You are feeling misguided and are struggling to understand. If you dream that the whale is dead, then it means that you are giving up on something that you had once believed.
To see a field of wheat in your dream signifies success in your goals.
To dream that you lose a wheel from a vehicle indicates that you are feeling lost. You do not know what direction to go or where you are headed.
To dream that you are inventing the wheel refers to your high aspirations. Alternatively, the dream may suggests that you are over-thinking things.
If someone is able-bodied in real life, but you dream that they are in a wheelchair, then it suggests that he/she is in need of your help. They may be afraid to ask you directly and have been dropping hints which your subconscious may have picked up on.
To dream that you are whipping someone suggests that you are in control. You are aware of the power you have and may even be exploiting that power. The dream may also have sexual connotations. Perhaps your sex life is in need of a little excitement. Alternatively, the dream may also be a pun on "being whipped", as in either having someone who would do anything for you or that you yourself are the one who is "whipped".
To dream that you are drinking whisky suggests that your selfishness will cost you your friends. Alternatively, it represents your lack of self-confidence. You are trying to escape the responsibilities of your everyday life.
To dream that you are whispering indicates that you are lacking conviction in what you are saying. Perhaps you have something to hide or are afraid of fully expressing yourself.
To dream that someone is whispering in your ear suggests that you need to pay closer attention to something or listen to someone more carefully. Alternatively, it represents your insecurities and anxieties that people are talking about your behind your back.
To dream about your husband's deceased wife suggests that you are trying to connect with your husband in the same way that she connected with him. You can't help comparing yourself to her.
To dream that you lose a wig indicates that you have completely lost your mind.
To dream that you are hunting a wild hog indicates your need for some balance in your life. You are trying to suppress your desires for independence.
To dream that something is left for you in a will represents characteristics or qualities that you can learn or adopt from your descendents.
To dream that a will is being read suggests that you are ready to reap the benefits of your hard work. Alternatively, the dream means that you are being rewarded for your past efforts.
To dream of strong or gusty winds represent turmoil and trouble in your life. You are experiencing much stress in some waking situation.
To dream that you are looking out the window signifies your outlook on life, your consciousness and your point of view. It also refers to your intuition and awareness. You may be reflecting on a decision. Or the dream is telling you that you need to go out into the larger world and experience life. Consider the significance of the things you see when you look out the window. If you are looking in the window, then it indicates that you are doing some soul searching and looking within yourself. It is time for some introspection. To see another face in the window in your dream suggests that you are feeling emotionally distant and physically detached. Also consider the emotion depicted on the face.
To see shut windows in your dream signify desertion and abandonment.
To see a shattered or broken window in your dream represents your distorted view and skewed outlook on life. It also refers to a state of vulnerability.
To dream that you are fixing or replacing a broken window indicates that you are reassessing your view and outlook on life. You are gaining a new perspective on things.
To see a tinted window in your dream represents your need for privacy. You are keeping some aspects of yourself hidden. You also want to remain ambiguous.
To dream that you are washing windows suggest that you need clarity in some matter. Something is not clear.
To dream that you are entering or exiting through a window suggests that you are involved in some secretive or underhanded activity. Alternatively, the dream means that you are creating your own opportunities. You make things happen instead of waiting for them to happen. If you fall or are push through a window in your dream, then it means that you are unwillingly going along with a plan. Perhaps you feel pressured into doing something that you really do not want to do. Your own vision is in conflict with someone else's. Dreaming that you are hanging from a window implies that you are trying to influence the opinions and views of others.
To hear a knock on a window means that you will have many good opportunities ahead for you. There are a lot of things to look forward to in the near future.
Dreaming of throwing something out the window implies something significant that you no longer have due to your carelessness and lack of attention.
To dream that you are breaking wine bottles signify overindulgence in your desires and passion. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes the masculine.
To see broken wine bottles in your dream implies that you are celebrating too song. You may also be getting your hopes too high.
To dream that you have the wings of an angel indicate your sweet, angelic quality. Or you may be in need of some protection from life's stresses and problems.
To see the wings of birds in your dream indicates your desire for a freer way of life.
Dreaming about the wings of an insect indicate that you are unable to stay in one place for too long. You are flighty and always on the move. Alternatively, insect wings means that your ideas or way of thinking is all over the place. You need focus.
To see or use wipes in your dream indicate that you need to rid yourself of the negativity existing in your life. Consider the type of wipes. If you are using disinfecting wipes, then it means that you need to make a fresh, clean start. If you are using baby wipes, then it suggests that you need to eliminate your immature behavior or attitude.
If the wires are old or rusty, then it symbolizes negative energy or a bad temper. The dream may also be a metaphor for feeling "wired". You are excited about something.
To dream that you are testifying as a witness indicates that you need to be accountable for your actions.
To see a white wolf in your dream signifies valor and victory. You have the ability to see the light even in your darkest hours. To see a black wolf in your dream represents your shadow. There are characteristics of the wolf that you are refusing to acknowledge or incorporate into your Self. If you dream about fighting a black wolf, then it means that you are in deep denial and are suppressing something.
To dream that you kill a wolf indicates betrayal. Certain secrets will be revealed to you. If you are being chased by a wolf in your dream, then it implies that you are unwilling to confront a problem that has been negatively impacting your life. Instead you are running away from it.
To hear a wolf howling in your dream represents a cry for help from somebody in your waking life.
To dream that you are a wolf signifies your desires to be left alone. Perhaps you are going through a tough period and want to be on your own. You are feeling anti-social.
To dream that a wolf turns into a puppy refers to your nurturing character. After being alone for awhile, you are looking for a relationship.
Dreaming that a wolf is protecting you means that you are receiving help or support from an unexpected or unlikely source. You may have perceived this person all wrong.
To see a pack of wolves in your dream symbolizes a family unit. It may highlight a sense of belonging and how family looks out for each other. Alternatively, a wolf pack represents a gang or an intimidating group.
To dream that you are Wolverine from the X-Men refers to your animalistic nature and power. It also represents your ability to bounce back from some physical setbacks. If you dream that you have X-Men's Wolverine's claws, then it implies that nothing is holding you back. You are able to get through any obstacles on your path.
To see an old woman in your dream indicates your concerns about aging and growing old. Alternatively, the old woman may be an archetypal figure to symbolize wisdom, insight, and/or feminine power. If you dream that the old woman is blind, then the dream is telling you to go with your gut instincts. Sometimes you can't see what is going on, but you still sense it.
Dreaming of a pregnant woman indicates that you are experiencing a closer connection to her.
If you are a man and dream that you are a woman, then it suggests that you need to incorporate or acknowledge certain feminine aspects into your own self. Ask yourself how you feel when you dreamed that you were a woman.
To see the womb in your dream represents creation, childbirth, fertility and new beginnings The dream is also symbolic of fresh new ideas.
Dreaming that you are Wonder Woman means that you feel like you are on top of the world and that there is nothing you can't handle. Alternatively, being Wonder Woman in your dream suggests that you are overwhelmed with life's challenges and feel like you need to be a super hero in order to handle it all.
To dream that you are carving or shaping a piece of wood indicates a power-giving act or creative gesture. You are molding or shaping the course of your own life. Alternatively, the carved wood symbolizes spirituality and vital energy.
Dreaming about a pile of wood symbolizes warmth and togetherness. It may also indicate some misunderstanding in a relationship. Alternatively the dream is about hard work, labor and diligence.
To dream that you are walking through the woods signify your return to an aspect of yourself that is innocent and spiritual. If you are walking out of the woods, then the dream may be a literal depiction of being "out of the woods" or being in the clear of some situation.
To dream that you are lost in the woods indicates that you are starting a new phase in your life. You are expressing some anxiety about leaving behind what is familiar to you.
To dream that the woods are dry or dying suggests that there is a situation in your life that has not yet been resolved. You are overwhelmed with a problem or issue.
Dreaming of a ball of wool signifies some project that requires your creativity and/or imagination. If the ball of wool grows bigger and bigger, then the dream points to a strong creative energy that cannot be ignored.
Dreaming of a specific word may be an acronym or an association to someone/something in your waking life. Try using free association with that word to determine what your subconscious may be revealing.
To dream that you are at your former work suggests that there is an old lesson that you need to learn and apply to your current situation.
To dream that you have been replaced at work represents your concern about your current job security. You feel that you are in a precarious position at work or in some group project.
Dreaming that you are late for work suggests that you are feeling overwhelmed or stressed at work. You feel that you are being scrutinized despite putting forth your best effort.
To dream that you are saving the world signifies confidence in your abilities and belief in yourself. You have a positive perspective on life and in where you are headed. Don't let someone or something prevent you from progressing forward or question your abilities.
To dream that the worm is crawling on your body indicates that you feel someone around you is taking advantage of you and feeding off your kind heartedness.
To give a wreath to someone signifies the bond you have with that person.
To see an injured or bandaged wrist in your dream indicates a loss in productivity. You are in an imbalanced or one-sided relationship. In particular, if you dream that your wrists are injured, then it implies that you are not reaching out to others enough. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are taking more than you give.
To dream that you cut your wrist means that you are feeling withdrawn. You are refusing help from others.
To see ancient writings in your dream suggests that there is something you need to learn and understand from the past.
Dreaming that you are going the wrong way means that you are being counterproductive. Your efforts are wasted. Alternatively the dream is trying to tell you that you are misguided and are set on a negative path.
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