The New American Dream Dictionary : The Complete Language of Dreams in Easy-to-Understand Form
Decoding dreams, A to Z. This dictionary provides an alphabetical listing of over 3,000 of the most common images and feelings that appear in dreams.With meanings taken from a variety of cultural traditions, as well as from such brilliant psychiatric minds as Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud, this easy to navigate A to Z guide is the key to interpreting the subconscious visions that visit during sleeping hours.
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January 02, 2006
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Excerpt from The New American Dream Dictionary by Joan Seaman
abandoned 1. feeling neglected. 2. if actually abandoned, a sense that bad news is on the way. 3. abandoning someone else may mean an affirmation of one's independence.
abbey (church) 1. one's inner state is peaceful, anxiety free. 2. if the abbey is damaged, something is intruding on one's ability to achieve peacefulness. 3. if the structure is seen in clear weather, a hint good things are on their way, which will result in a diminution of anxiety. 4. if the abbey is seen in fog or bad weather, then bad news is on the way which may result in sadness, but this will fade.
abdomen 1. if hurting, it may mean one senses success in business. 2. if abdomen is exposed, treachery is close by. 3. a distaste or dissatisfaction with something.
abduction 1. under the control of someone else, or circumstances. 2. generally feeling powerless in the face of obstacles. 3. watching someone get abducted may also indicate the dreamer, and the meanings above would apply.
abhorrence 1. dislike of a person. 2. dislike of something else.
abnormal if the dream does not reflect waking reality, but includes images such as trees that are purple or a dog that purrs, then one is struggling to come up with a solution to difficult-to-understand problems.
aborigine 1. longing to travel to a foreign country, get away from it all. 2. raw sexual power, hidden while awake. 3. overindulgence in food or drink.
abortion 1. if male, failure at whatever one is trying. 2. if female, a health issue is in question. 3. a hard fight over something is about to occur.
above if looking up, a sign to set one's goals higher.
abroad 1. may be slang, disguised expression of desire for a particular female. 2. traveling abroad means one longs to be free from a current situation. 3. if actually traveling overseas, the desire to be financially well-off. 4. experiencing something that is difficult to handle which may indicate a need for a move to another area. 5. if traveling by ship to some place, indicates one may have found an important new friend.
abscess 1. need to express something painful. 2. need to get rid of a particular problem.
abstinence 1. practicing abstinence from sex, drink, drugs or other things that are not necessarily desirable may be a warning that one is overconfident and such habits may quickly return. 2. sign that one's life in general needs toning down.
abundance 1. conserve physical or mental energies for a trying event to come. 2. a general satisfaction with life.
abuse 1. if a character in the dream has been mistreated by the dreamer, fear of repercussions for the dreamer. 2. fear of being abused or taken advantage of. 3. if dreamers witness someone being abused and liking it, it may be themselves if they were abused early in life (abuse equals love attention however represented). 4. if being attacked by an animal or other creature, the creature may represent someone who abused the dreamer when a child.
abyss 1. a feeling of being lost, or with no way out of one's life. 2. a project the dreamer is devoting time to isn't worth it. 3. danger coming from someone the dreamer is dealing with, such as a business contact. 4. male fear of getting romantically involved.
academy 1. potential for new friendships. 2. warning to take care when getting new friends. 3. take an advanced degree in education.
Academy Awards 1. to receive an Academy Award is to fulfill one's dreams, whatever they may be. 2. if one is up for the award but does not win, then this may confirm one's feelings of inadequacy. 1. a warning to slow down. 2. if in control of an accelerator (whether it be on a car, boat or aircraft), then one is in control of his/her destiny. 3. if accelerator is jammed, part of one's life is out of control (e.g., drinking).