To smell something in your dream indicates your past experiences and feelings you associate with that particular smell. Your dream is trying to convey a feeling with a familiar smell or scent. Alternatively, the scent may be part of your real environment which you have incorporated into your dream.
To smell death in your dream refers to a situation that has long been dead. It is time to stop dwelling on the past and move on.
To dream of smelling something reflects your feelings or gut instincts about something. Bad smells reflect distaste for a situation, bad feelings about something, or gut instincts that something wrong. Something may not feel right. Feeling that something is wrong.
Good smells reflect positive feelings about a situation or person. Your gut instincts feel that something is good.
Consider the object you are smelling for additional symbolism.
Example: A woman dreamed of being on a smelly train. In waking life she was put on a special diet that she didn't like and didn't feel would work at all. The bad smell may have reflected her distaste and bad feelings about the diet.
Smelling a sweet fragrance in a dream means uneasiness or a light illness. Smelling a bad odor in a dream means hearing or speaking bad words, or it could mean distress or depression.
To see smoke in your dream indicates some sort of trouble that is entering your life. You are suffering from confusion and anxiety. In particular, if the smoke is black, then it means that you are not seeing some situation or problem clearly. If you dream of white smoke, then it implies that your emotions are clouding your judgment. Alternatively, white smoke symbolizes an agreement or consensus.
To breathe or see secondhand smoke in your dream suggests that your ignorance in some matter is doing your harm.
To dream of smoke represents feelings that a situation is becoming trouble. Intuition or anxiety about something being dangerous. Thinking that a situation might be getting out of hand. A warning sign.
In a dream, smoke means a partnership, an investment, or it could represent outside money which someone has placed with one’s own capital for business. Smoke in a dream also may mean meekness, or loss of property or capital. However, seeing smoke in a dream may mean profits only for one whose livelihood stems from dealing with fire. In a dream, smoke also represents an appalling or a horrifying calamity wherever it may appear.
Dreaming of smoke, foretells that you will be perplexed with doubts and fears. To be overcome with smoke, denotes that dangerous persons are victimizing you with flattery.
To see or hear a smoke detector in your dream represents a potentially harmful situation that requires your quick action and fast response. You need to react quickly or else deal with the consequences. Consider what waking situation is in need of your immediate attention. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you are able to see through someone's facade or true intentions. You are able to get to the heart of the matter.
To dream of a smoke detector represents a person or situation in your life that warns you when a situation is getting out of hand. An indicator of trouble or excess. It may also reflect someone who controls you by telling you when you're going overboard.
To dream of a smoke detector going off represents awareness that a situation feels dangerous or excessive. You or someone else has gone too far with something. A supervisor, parent, or situation may be signaling you to cut back or abandon something.
Negatively, a smoke detector may be a sign that you are taking risks and not concerned with being responsible until the worst has occurred.
To blow smoke rings in your dream refer to your carefree and relaxed attitude. You don't care what others think of you.
To see smoke rings in your dream indicate that your judgment is being clouded. You are lacking focus.
To see a smoke stack in your dream suggests that there is something rising out of your subconscious and into your awareness. There is a situation that requires your immediate attention before it gets out of hand. Alternatively, a smoke stack symbolizes industry and hard work. A smoke stack may also be seen as a phallic symbol and refer to sexual release.
To dream of smoke stacks represents a lack of concern for how influential negative behavior is on others. Not caring about the consequences of bad behavior or ill intentions. A smoke stack may also reflect a lack of remorse for the burden you are constantly putting on others.
In a dream, seeing a cloud of heavy smoke over a town represents a calamity from God Almighty or a harsh punishment of a ruler. However, if one sees smoke coming out of his house in a dream, it means that he will be defamed, or that he will be struck by a severe illness, an injury or a fever that will result from his work or place of business. He will then recuperate from his illness, regain the upper hand and turn things around. If the smoke is caused by a fire or rises to spread from under a cooking pot in a dream, it means joy after distress and prosperity after poverty. If the smoke has no burning odor in the dream, it means an atrocity or an ugly experience which will be followed by exposure and defamation. If one sees himself shaded under a cloud of smoke in a dream, it means that he will suffer from a high fever. If one suffers from the heat of smoke in a dream, it means difficulties and distress. If one sees clouds of smoke gathering over the hills in a dream, it means that a great scare will befall the people of that locality. If the smoke is not caused by a fire in the dream, it represents the stationing of an army though no war will take place. However, the impact of such fear will have its effects on everyone. If the smoke causes harm to the people and affect their sights or limits their vision in the dream, it means injustice, depression, adversities, pain and suffering from a divine punishment for people’s sins. Smoke in a dream also means news from the direction it comes from.
To dream that you are going through a thick fog symbolizes confusion, troubles, scandal, uncertainty and worries. You may not be seeing things the way they really are. You may have lost your sense of direction in life. Alternatively, a fog represents mystery, secrecy and protection.
To dream of fog represents confusion, uncertainty, or trouble figuring something out. Mystery, secrecy, or mixed signals. The full truth of a situation or relationship is protected from you. A difficult challenge in your life where it's hard to know what is right or difficult to know where you are in relation to your goals. Fog in a dream may be a sign that you need to slow down and proceed with caution.
Negatively, fog may be a sign that you are not thinking clearly or not seeing something for what it is really is. A lost sense of direction. Feeling that you aren't as sure of yourself as you normally are.
Example: A woman dreamed of being driven in a van through fog. In waking life she was having difficulty figuring out whether or not a guy she liked was interested in her. The fog reflected the difficulty she had with the mixed signals she was getting from him.
Example 2: A man dreamed of being surrounded by fog. In waking life he had experienced side effects of a powerful hallucinogenic drug that let him confused and scared for his mental health for an entire day.
Example 3: A man dreamed of walking through a foggy or misty scene in Venice with 3 mysterious people. In waking life the man was Alex Gotfryd, an art department director, who shortly after hired 3 models to capture this dream experience in a photography book called "Appointment in Venice" which received wide acclaim. The dream may have actually been intuitive about the Goyfryd's dream inspiration and uncertainty about how the project would turn out.
Fog in a dream means going on a journey or returning from one. Fog in a dream also means confusion or obscurity about a material or a spiritual matter. If one sees himself walking through fog in a dream, it means that he is intending something despised by God Almighty and he should desist from it. Fog in a dream also means ambiguity, dubiousness, tangle or doubt. Fog in a dream also means trials or a fight between people.
Dreaming of traveling through a dense fog, denotes much trouble and business worries. To emerge from it, foretells a weary journey, but profitable. For a young woman Dreaming of being in a fog, denotes that she will be mixed up in a salacious scandal, but if she gets out of the fog she will prove her innocence and regain her social standing.
To dream that something stinks suggest that you are not being supported by your social circle or your environment. Alternatively, the dream refers to your suspicions.
To dream that something stinks represents your feeling that a situation doesn't feel right. Distaste or bad feelings.
To dream of other people noticing something stinking that you can't represents indifference to others perception of right and wrong. You don't think anything is wrong when others do.
In a dream, sparks represent ugly words. If one sees sparks hitting him in a dream, it means that he will hear harsh words pronounced against him by someone in authority. If one’s clothing ignites and burns from sparks in the dream, it means aggravation of his condition. If smoke engulfs the sparks in one’s dream, then they represent an awesome adversity. Whenever smoke appears in one’s dream, it represents an appalling and a horrifying calamity. If the sparks cause secondary burns in the dream, then they represent a weak enemy who slanders him and one may bear the consequences of such slander with patience, and its evil and fire will eventually diminish. If one sees a major eruption of sparks in his dream, they represent a major calamity. If a spark falls in the midst of a gathering in the dream, it means a fight and harm. Sparks in a dream also represent one’s children. If sparks burn one’s face in a dream, they mean continuous suffering and disturbances. Sparks in a dream also mean evil deeds, sins and crimes that call for punishment in hell-fire.