A chronic disease which is characterized by the enlargement of certain parts of the body, especially the legs and gentiles. In a dream, an elephant man represents love for the world from the wrong angle.
To see a wild man in your dream, denotes that enemies will openly oppose you in your enterprises. To think you are one foretells you will be unlucky in following out your designs.
Dreaming of seeing an old man, or woman, denotes that unhappy cares will oppress you, if they appear otherwise than serene. See Faces, Men, and Women.
To see life-insurance men in a dream, means that you are soon to meet a stranger who will contribute to your business interests, and change in your home life is foreshadowed, as interests will be mutual. If they appear distorted or unnatural, the dream is more unfortunate than good.
Dreaming that you are playing at blind man’s buff, denotes that you are about to engage in some weak enterprise which will likely humiliate you, besides losing money for you.
Fortune is hurrying after you. Questions of importance will be settled amicably among disputants. To see him looking sad some sorrowful event or misfortune may soon follow.
An unknown young man in a dream represents an enemy. If the young man is known in the dream, then whatever strength, harshness, weaknesses, deceit, perfidy, or character he displays, they denote the same character in wakefulness. Walking behind an unknown young man in a dream means pursuing one’s enemy and conquering him. If one meets an unknown young man whom he dislikes in a dream, it means that such an enemy will surface and people will abhor him. If one happens to like him in the dream, then it means that he will face an enemy whom most people like and sympathize with. If a young man sees himself turned into an old person in a dream, it means that he will suffer major losses in his life. A young man or a teenager in a dream mostly represents an enemy, for a teenager rarely respects or heeds the advice of his peers. A young man in a dream also represents deceit, betrayal, energy, or stubbornness, though he also could represent blessings and gratitude.
To see birds in your dream symbolize your goals, aspirations and hopes. To dream of chirping and/or flying birds, represent joy, harmony, ecstasy, balance, and love. It denotes a sunny outlook in life. You are experiencing spiritual freedom and psychological liberation. It is almost as if a weight has been lifted off your shoulders.
To dream of dead or dying birds indicates disappointments. You will find yourself worrying over problems that are nagging on your mind.
To dream of birds on the attack means that you are being pulled into too many directions. You are experiencing conflict with your spirituality. If the birds are trying to break into houses, then it implies that you are not following your desired path in life. Others are meddling in your life and interfering with your life path.
To see bird eggs in your dream symbolize money.
To see birds hatching in your dream symbolize delayed success.
To see a bird nest in your dream symbolizes independence, refuge and security. You need something to fall back on. Alternatively, it may signify a prosperous endeavor, new opportunities, and fortune.
Dreaming that a bird's beak is stuck in your neck means that you have been gossiping too much.
To see a bird singing near a fire refers to someone who is consumed by their passion.
An unknown bird in a dream represents the angel of death. If one sees a bird diving to the ground to pick a pebble, a paper, or a worm, then if he soars away from a house that hosts a sick person in a dream, it means that the sick person will shortly die from his illness. If one sees a bird diving toward him in a dream, it means a journey. If one sees him standing over his head, or over his shoulders, or sitting in his lap in a dream, it denotes one’s work or profession. If the bird is white in the dream, it means that one’s work is clean, If his color is tanned in the dream, it means that one’s work is tainted. If a male bird sits in the lap of a pregnant woman in a dream, it means that she will beget a boy. If a female bird sits in her lap in a dream, it means that she will beget a girl. Large or predatory birds in a dream represent kings, presidents, leaders, tyrants, men of knowledge or merchants. Water birds, sea gulls, etcetera, represent honorable people who rose in rank in two spheres, the sphere of water and that of the air. They also could mean a journey. If they quack in the dream, they represent lamenting or crying. Singingbirds in a dream represent musicians and singers. To see a flock of birds in a dream means money and power and particularly for someone who tends them or cares for them. Seeing birds flying over one’s head means gaining authority and power. If one sees birds flying inside his house or shop in a dream, it means angels. If a bird flies into one’s hand in a dream, it means glad tidings. A bird in a dream also means work. An unknown bird in a dream means a warning, an advice or an admonition. If one’s bird looks beautiful in a dream, it denotes the quality of his work. If one sees himself in a dream carrying an ugly looking bird, it also denotes the quality of his actions or that a messenger may bring him good news. An unknown bird means profits. To see black colored birds in a dream denote bad deeds, while white colored birds represent good deeds. Colored birds in a dream represent mixed actions. Seeing a bird in a dream also could mean honor, power, authority ornament or profits. A bird in a dream also represents a fun and a most entertaining companion. A bird in a dream also represents a boy. If one slaughters a bird in his dream, it means that he will beget a child who will live in sickness during his childhood and that his father will fear for his death. It is said that a bird in a dream also represents a rich and a tricky leader who constantly fights for his earnings and to insure his success or superiority. A bird in a dream also represents a beautiful woman. The singing of birds in a dream means hearing good words or receiving a valuable knowledge. A flock of birds in a dream represents easy earned wealth. A bird in a dream also represents a boy. Capturing a bird in a dream means having control over a powerful person. Killing a bird in a dream means fulfilling one’s goal. Plucking the feathers, cleaning and eating a bird in a dream means earnings, prosperity, or a woman. Slaughtering a bird in a dream means raping one’s servant. Holding a bird in one’s hand or having it inside a cage in a dream means a sickness that will befall one’s son. If the bird flies away from one’s hand or from its cage in a dream, then it means one’s death. A flock of birds in a dream also represents gatherings of love, unity, family reunions and celebrations. However, the gathering of birds in a dream also could mean banding to commit wrong or the dispersal of one’s family or friends, or it could mean business losses.
To dream of your own reflection in the mirror suggests that you are pondering thoughts about your inner self. The reflection in the mirror is how you perceive yourself or how you want others to see you. You may be contemplating on strengthening and changing aspects of your character.
To dream that you do not see your reflection in a mirror implies that you have lost your self-identity. Perhaps you have changed for the benefit of others that you don't know who you are anymore.
To dream that you are looking through a two-way mirror indicates that you are coming face to face with some inner or worldly issue. What you see is related to your persona and subconscious. Seeing images through the mirror may be a safe way for you to consider and/or confront material from your subconscious. Mirrors symbolize the imagination and the link between the conscious and subconscious.
If you are being watched through a two-way mirror, then it suggests that you feel you are being scrutinized and criticized. Alternatively, the dream means that you are unwilling to acknowledge your subconscious emotions.
To see a mirror in your dream symbolizes a loved one or good friend. To break a mirror in your dream suggests that you are breaking an old image of yourself. You may be putting an end to an old habit. Breaking a mirror is also an old symbol for seven years of bad luck.
To see a cracked or broken mirror in your dream. represents a poor or distorted self-image. Alternatively, it means that you have put an end to your old habits and ways.
To see a fogged mirror in your dream signifies a hazy concept of who you are and confusion in your life goals. You are lacking clarity and purpose and questioning your self-identity.
To dream of a mirror represents self-reflection or self-awareness. You are noticing something about yourself. Assessing yourself. Thinking about yourself honestly. A reflective mood. Seeing yourself for who you really are.
Negatively, a mirror may reflect the ego, vanity, arrogance, narcissism. Too much concern with how you appear to others. Feelings about noticing yourself aging. Comparing yourself to others.
If you see yourself as ugly in a mirror it represents seeing negative aspects of your personality in waking life. Negative thoughts, fears, insecurities, guilt, jealousy, or even arrogance. You are seeing or feeling your own negativity, or experiencing the results of bad choices.
To see yourself as attractive in a mirror represents seeing positive aspects of your personality in waking life. You may be facing negativity, trying to improve yourself, or give up negative thinking patterns. You may feel more confident, vindicated, competent, or lucky. You may also be experiencing the results or good choices.
To dream of looking in a mirror and smiling may reflect awareness of yourself liking yourself or being happy with yourself in waking life.
To dream of using a mirror to put makeup on represents an awareness of seeing your personality change.
To dream of seeing someone else's face in a mirror may reflect feelings about yourself being associated with the qualities that stand out the most about that person. It may also reflect feelings about yourself acting or feeling like the person you see in the mirror. Alternatively, it may reflect feelings about yourself being heavily influenced by the person in the mirror or that your much of your life revolves around spending time with that person. This is especially the case if the person you see in the mirror recently died and was very close to you.
Example: A woman dreamed of looking in the mirror and seeing herself with blue eyes. In waking life was enjoying watching herself become a more happy person. Looking in the mirror reflected her self-awareness of her changing personality.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing two mirrors. A smaller one for her and a bigger one for her boyfriend. In waking life she was noticing herself bolstering up her boyfriend's ego.
Example 3: A man dreamed of looking in the mirror. In waking life he was assessing himself and comparing himself to a old friend he recently reunited with that was doing lot better than him in life financially.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing her husband's face instead of her's in the mirror. In waking life her husband died and she was beginning to realize that her husband made up a big part of who she is as a person.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of a mirror that reported her thoughts to the government. In waking life she was living in Nazi Germany and felt that she always noticed herself needing approval under the Nazi restrictions. She began to fear her private thoughts about her true identity and personality.
Example 6: A man dreamed of seeing himself in a mirror wearing a Nazi Storm Trooper uniform with boots that sparkled like diamonds. In waking life he was a doctor who did not like witnessing himself allowing his work life and hospital to become overrun by Nazi policies.
A mirror in a dream means illusion, arrogance, pride, or a woman. If one looks into a mirror and sees his beard black in a dream, it means honor, respect and dignity. If one looks into a mirror and sees the reflections of someone who looks like him in a dream, it means that he will beget a son who will look like his father and carry his trade. Looking into a mirror in a dream also means loss of one’s position, or getting married. If one is already married, then it means the return of his wife from a journey. Looking at the back of a mirror in a dream means loss of one’s crop, or entering one’s wife from the anus during sexual intercourse. It is said that a mirror in a dream also represents manhood, virtues and station, all of which are subject to the size of the mirror one sees in his dream. Looking into a silver mirror in a dream means loss of one’s status, it also means suffering from adversities, distress and fear. Looking into a golden mirror in a dream represents the strength of one’s faith, religious commitment, prosperity after poverty, redemption and regaining one’s position and status. A broken mirror in a dream means the death of one’s wife, for a husband and a wife are mirrors to one another. Looking into a mirror and seeing the reflection of a youth means facing an adversary or a competitor. If one sees an old person, then he has seen a good friend. Looking into a clean and a shiny mirror in a dream means dispelling one’s distress. A corroded mirror in a dream connotes a bad state or a trying situation. If the mirror is spurious, or not genuine in one’s dream, then it represents a great distress or a calamity. Gazing at a mirror and looking at oneself extensively in a dream means that God Almighty is not pleased with him and that he is disobeying God’s commands both in public and in private. Consequently, one will suffer from financial losses or feel down. If a sick person looks into a mirror in his dream, it means his death. A mirror in a dream also means travels or a pregnancy. If a woman looks into a mirror in a dream, it means that she will beget a girl, and if a man looks into a mirror in a dream, it means that he will beget a boy. Looking into a mirror and seeing the reflection of someone else in a dream means hallucination, craziness, or loss of money. If a man looks into a mirror and sees the reflection of a woman in a dream, it means either begetting a daughter, or getting married. If a prisoner looks into a mirror in his dream, it means that he will be released from jail. If one becomes a mirror in a dream, it means that he will meet with people’s wrath and despise.
Dreaming of seeing yourself in a mirror, denotes that you will meet many discouraging issues, and sickness will cause you distress and loss in fortune. To see a broken mirror, foretells the sudden or violent death of some one related to you. To see others in a mirror, denotes that others will act unfairly towards you to promote their own interests. To see animals in a mirror, denotes disappointment and loss in fortune. For a young woman to break a mirror, foretells unfortunate friendships and an unhappy marriage. To see her lover in a mirror looking pale and careworn, denotes death or a broken engagement. If he seems happy, a slight estrangement will arise, but it will be of short duration. See Glass.
To see a judge in your dream denotes feelings of guilt. You are afraid of getting caught. Your dream may be helping and guiding you toward making better judgments. Alternatively, a judge indicates your insecurities and concerns of being judged or criticized for your actions. On a more direct note, your dream may indicate that waking disputes be resolved through some legal proceedings.
To see a judge in a dream represents a part of your personality that makes decisions, choose what's right and wrong, or whether to support or condemn an issue.
A judge in a dream may be symbolizing self-reproach, guilt, or time in your life where you must look at yourself critically. Deciding all that is or isn't good about you.
To stand before a judge represents your feelings of guilt, self-condemnation, or even acceptance for your actions. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are accepting of condemnation being inevitable.
Example: A man dreamed of Sigmund Freud being a judge who banged a judge's gavel on his head that registered in his left arm. When he awoke from the dream he suffered a motor seizure that caused violent constrictions in his arm. The symbolism of Sigmund Freud banging him over the head with a gavel may have been an intuitive message reflecting his awareness of his dreams having important meanings that were telling him that something was wrong with him.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of being surrounded by judges. In waking life he was trying to decide whether or not taking a certain job was a good idea because he was concerned about having free time for his art work. He ultimately decided to try to look for a job that afforded him the free time he desired.
Seeing a judge or a governor in a dream means involvement in the judicial business. If one is appointed to be a judge in a dream, it means that he will be just and righteous. If one sees himself sitting on the bench, but finds himself unable to handle people’s cases with justice, it means that he is an unjust person. If one presides over people in a dream, it means that he may be dismissed from his job. If a traveller becomes a judge in a dream, it means that he will be held up by robbers, or it could mean that God’s blessings upon him will turn into a curse. If one sees a known judge being unjust in a dream, it means that the people of that locality are inequitable and that they cheat in their weights and measures. If one sees himself standing before a judge, and if the judge treats him fairly in the dream, it means that he will find justice concerning a personal case involving himself and an adversary, or it could mean relief from depression and stress. If the judge is inequitable in the dream, it means that one will lose to his adversary. If someone sees a judge holding the scale of justice and that the scale tilts to one’s favor in the dream, it represents glad tidings of a great reward from God Almighty for one’s deeds. However, if the scale of justice tilts to the opposite direction, then it represents a warning from God Almighty for one to repent of his sins, or abandon his involvement in a sinful ventures. If one sees the judge weighing pennies or bad monies in the scale of justice, it means that one will give a false testimony which will be accepted. If one sees himself as a judge, a wise man, a scholar, or a righteous man in a dream, it means that he will attain fame, good reputation, ascetic detachment and spiritual knowledge if he qualifies for that. If one is not suitable for such blessings, then it means that he will be falsely accused of a crime, or that he may be robbed during a trip. If a judge looks cheerful in a dream, it means glad tidings. Seeing the bench of a judge in a dream means a scare or a fight. Seeing the seat of rulers, judges, speakers, scholars, or teachers in a dream means disturbance, sorrow, money, business losses, sickness, depression, or the surfacing of hidden secrets. If a sick person sees himself standing before ajudge in a dream, it means his death. However, if the case is decided to his favor in the dream, it means that he will recover from his illness. If one who is facing adversities sees himself sitting in the judges bench in a dream, it means that he will triumph. An unknown judge in a dream represents God Almighty. A known judge in a dream represents a physician.
Dreaming of coming before a judge, signifies that disputes will be settled by legal proceedings. Business or divorce cases may assume gigantic proportions. To have the case decided in your favor, denotes a successful termination to the suit | if decided against you, then you are the aggressor and you should seek to right injustice.
To see a shaman in your dream symbolizes a spiritual messenger or guide. The shaman is a variation of the "wise old man", an archetypal figure who represents superior knowledge, wisdom and insight. Alternatively, the dream suggests that you need to turn your negative energy into something positive.
To dream of a shaman represents an aspect of your personality with superior knowledge, wisdom, and insight into confronting problems or resisting negativity. A shaman symbolizes guidance and experience that's focused on making negative situations into positive ones.
A shaman may reflect you or someone else giving advice on how to stay as positive as possible.
To see a boiler in your dream represents rage that is on the verge of being expressed in a dramatic way.
To dream of a boiler may represent powerful negative emotions or uncertainty that is organized or intentional. Very powerful fear, anger, or danger at all times. Structured punishment, revenge, or negative behavior Shock at how dangerous and insidious something is.
Negatively, a boiler may reflect a purposeful wish to keep someone in a state of fear or danger while working hard to maintain it. Alternatively, a boiler may be a sign that you are confronting a powerful fear or sense of danger that feels too powerful to overcome. A powerful, experienced, and well established negative force in your life.
In a dream, a boiler represents the seat of honor.
Dreaming of seeing a boiler out of repair, signifies you will suffer from bad management or disappointment. For a woman Dreaming that she goes into a cellar to see about a boiler foretells that sickness and losses will surround her.
To see a mailbox in your dream represents important information that you are about to receive. Pay particular attention to your dream and what message it is trying to convey to you from your subconscious. If the mailbox is full, then it indicates that you have not digested or accepted these messages.
To see men in your dream represent an authoritative figure or a father figure. If you are a woman and dream that you are in a room full of men, then it highlights the masculine aspect of yourself. The dream forces you to acknowledge your authoritative and aggressive side. Consider also how the men are dressed as this will provide a clue as to what area in your life you need to assert more power.
If you are a man and dream that there are only men at a party suggests that you are questioning your abilities. You fear that you are being overlooked or not measuring up to others. Or perhaps you are also expressing desires of blending in and not standing out.
To see a kettle in your dream symbolizes the mundane aspects of your life. Perhaps you are taking certain things for granted or overlooking something or someone.
To see a kettle of boiling water in your dreams signifies great and laborious work ahead. If the kettle is whistling, then it indicates that your emotions have literally reached the boiling point. Some heated emotion needs your immediate attention.
Seeing a kettle in a dream means sitting in the seat of honor, or it could represent a public roast.
To see kettles in your dream, denotes great and laborious work before you. To see a kettle of boiling water, your struggles will soon end and a change will come to you. To see a broken kettle, denotes failure after a mighty effort to work out a path to success. For a young woman dreaming of handling dark kettles, foretells disappointment in love and marriage | but a light-colored kettle brings to her absolute freedom from care, and her husband will be handsome and worthy.
To dream of searching something represents a need to find something missing or needed in your life. A reflection of your waking life search for love, spiritual enlightenment, peace, or a solution to a problem. Looking for a hidden meaning to something or trying to find a quality you want in your life that is not currently present.
To dream of being searched may reflect your concern about someone else discovering a secret or personal information about you. Feeling that you can't hide anything from someone.
To dream of performing a search on someone may reflect your interest in discovering a secret or finding the truth. Examining a person or situation. Having high standards.
To dream of searching yourself may represent your feelings of being on the spot or looking to do whatever you can for the moment. Alternatively, it may reflect your attempt to prove yourself to someone.
To dream of searching for someone may represent waking life feelings about an aspect of your personality that no longer works socially. Trying to find out why certain behaviors or social skills aren't helping you anymore. Trying to find out why someone is mad at you or you are unexpectedly experiencing bad luck. Wondering why you can't do something anymore that you are used to or confident about.
Example: A woman dreamed of being nervous that she might be searched. In waking life she was nervous about her boyfriend finding out that she was going to a concert on her own.
Example 2: A man dreamed of searching through the clothes in his closet for the perfect outfit. In waking life he was trying to discover how he could appear more intelligent to others.
Example 3: A man dreamed of searching out all the exits of a building. In waking life he was trying his hardest to be prepared for any criticism he may get. The searching reflected his wish to discover handy excuses for criticism he got or to avoid the people who were giving it to him.
Example 4: A man dreamed of searching for underwater treasure. In waking life he was in therapy trying to understand why he was so anti-social. He felt that if he learned about himself more that he might find a way to improve his social skills.
To dream of a push button represents feelings about how easy something in your life is to access or initiate.
Negatively, dreaming about a push button may reflect feelings about how easy it is to harm others when you choose to. The ability to abuse someone or something on command. Anxiety about something you can easily access being dangerous.
To dream of buttons for clothing may represent feelings about carefully or intentionally keeping something responsibly under control. Intentionally refraining from certain behaviors.
Negatively, a dreaming about buttons on clothing may reflect a need to "let loose" because you are too uptight.
To dream of unbuttoning clothing in a dream may represent feelings about opening yourself up to others mentally, emotionally, or sexually. An intentional release of self-control.
Example: A woman dreamed of a poisonous push button that was installed on the side of her car. In waking life she was heavily pregnant and feared using drugs to make the delivery easier. The poisonous push button may have reflected her feelings about how easy drugs would be to get continuously during labor while also having anxiety about how dangerous the drugs could be for the baby.
A button in a dream represents protection, guarding one’s honor, a just contract, money, or profits particularly if the button is made of silver or gold. A button and a buttonhole in a dream also represents a man and a woman. If an unwed person sees himself buttoning a shirt in a dream, it means that he will get married, or that he will play an important role in uniting two people, or to bring peace between two partners, or that he will revive an old and a forsaken project. Tying one’s buttons in a dream means getting married, or going through difficult financial circumstances. Wearing a buttoned shirt in a dream means experiencing tight circumstances, or reuniting with a traveller returning home, or marriage of an unmarried person.
A water mill in a dream represents a person who handles large amounts of cash, or who is an extremely wealthy person. If one seeks him, his needs will be satisfied and he will not return empty handed. If one sees a water mill in operation in a dream, it means coming profits, or benefits for one’s life and his family through the person operating it. A water mill in a dream also represents one’s helpers, clan, easing of one’s difficulties, or it could mean rain.
A broker in a dream represents someone who brokers for either good or evil, or he could be someone broadcasting his own esteem. Such a person will be well recognized in wakefulness. A broker in a dream also represents a marriage broker, or a pimp. If an unknown broker visits a sick person in a dream, he then represents the angel of death. The visit of the undertaker in a dream means the same.
Scowling in a dream connotes a misfortune.