Meaning of Floors Dreams | Dream Interpretation

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A dream that involves anything to do with floors or flooring symbolizes considerations of feeling supported.

The floor is the symbolic foundation of our identity. Buildings in dreams represent our different perceptions of consciousness. Houses, especially, connect to our sense of self. As such, the floor represents the foundation on which we stand as individuals.

The quality and integrity of the floor in your dream informs how grounded you currently feel.

A solid floor with structural integrity points to solidity of identity. Any type of damage or erosion indicates that there is change afoot.

Complete Dictionary of Dreams | Dr. Mıchael Lennox


Floors | Dream Interpretation

The keywords of this dream: Floors

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Sweeping

To dream of sweeping, denotes that you will gain favor in the eyes of your husband, and children will find pleasure in the home.

If you think the floors need sweeping, and you from some cause neglect them, there will be distresses and bitter disappointments awaiting you in the approaching days.

To servants, sweeping is a sign of disagreements and suspicion of the intentions of others. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

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Bathhouse

(Sauna; Steam room; Sweat room; Rest room) Washing one’s dirt with hot water in a dream brings benefits.

If one builds a bathhouse in his dream, it means committing a sin or searching for a woman to partake in it, then suffering its consequence. Ifthe bathhouse is heated and the water is lukewarm in the dream, it represents his family’s compassion toward him, trying to help him out of his breach. Ifthe bathhouse is cold and ifits water is cold in the dream, it means that his family has ostracized or banished him.

If one witness the hot water pipes breaking, whereby he could not control the flow of water in the dream, it means that someone will betray him with his wife, though he will keep trying to control the situation, but to no avail.

A water leak from the boiler that flows through the floors of the bathing quarters in a dream means incurring the anger of one’s wife. Entering a bathhouse in a dream means suffering from a fever. Drinking hot water directly from the boiler in a dream means sickness, stress, depression and a scare from evil spirits. Ifone sees himself drinking cold refreshing water from the regular water tab in a dream, it means comfort and joy. Taking a bath with cold water in a dream means recovering from an illness.

A bathhouse in a dream also represents hell-fire, and the attendant represents its keepers.

A bathhouse in a dream also represents the judge’s court, and its attendant represents the judge himself. Abathhouse in a dream also represents a prison and its guard, the ocean and the ship pilot, the evil bawdy houses and their dwellers, a woman and a pimp, or a cadet posing as her husband.

If one goes to a public bath, then after completing his wash wears a white garment, and takes a carriage back home in his dream, it means that he will shortly die and the elements of his dream represent his washing, shrouding, coffin and funeral.

The element of a bathhouse in a dream also represent a library, knowledge, guard’s post, house of worship, a mosque, a church, idol worship, a prison, or a marketplace. It also represents repentance, guidance, richness, healing, an ocean or marriage.

If one sees himself taking a bath with his clothe on in a dream, it means that he will fall prey to an attractive prostitute who will deceive him and lead him to commit his religious life to waste.

(Also see Bath; Bathroom; Hell-fire; Turkish bath)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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Broom

(Boy; Employee)A broom in a dream represents one’s family or household. Seeing it in a dream does not indicate a favorable sign.

A broom in a dream also represents an employee, a housekeeper, or a servant. Sweeping the floors of one’s house with a broom in a dream means becoming poor, or it could mean the death of a sick person in that house, or the distribution of one’s property and possessions after his death. Sweeping a floor and collecting the trash in a dustpan in a dream means profiting from a project. Abroom in a dream also may mean recovering from depression, overcoming difficulties, or satisfying one’s debts.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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Cleaner

In a dream, a floor cleaner represents someone who investigates people’s conditions and likes to help them. Cleaning throughout a farmland in a dream means seeking the company of righteous people. Cleaning through a vineyard in a dream means investigating the living condition of a woman. Cleaning a tree in a dream means investigating the living conditions of religious people. Sweeping a street in a dream means travelling an equal distance to such a street.

If one sees himself cleaning the road to Mecca in a dream, it means that he will perform a pilgrimage. Cleaning through a grass field without knowing the owner in a dream means becominga renunciate. Cleaningthe floors ofsomeone’s house in a dream means finding how he is doing.

(Also see Sweeping the floor; Washer; Washing)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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Dwellings

(Cage; Clothing; House; Luck; Robe) In a dream, dwellings are man’s abode or his world. One’s dwellings in a dream are a reflection of his deeds in wakefulness. Ifone finds himself in anewly built house which is freshly painted and has all the needed amenities and comforts in a dream, it means prosperity.

If he is a poor person, then it means that he will meet his financial obligations with ease.

If he is under stress, it means that he will become free from such burdens.

If he is a craftsman, it means that he will master his craft or acquire authority equal in dominance to the beauty and perfection, size and details of such a dwelling he saw in the dream.lfhe is in sin, it means that he will repent.

The spaciousness or tightness of one’s dwellings in a dream represents his finances, knowledge, sharing, hospitality and generosity.lfone’s own dwellings looked renovated in a dream, it means regaining or developing one’s business for the better. Its fresh paint means fulfilling one’s religious commitments. Its tiles or marble floors represent his pleasures or wife. Dwellings of solid iron cast means longevity and authority.

If one enters an unknown house and finds departed souls dwelling therein in a dream, it means that he has entered the realms of the hereafter.

If such dwellings are built of mud or plaster, this will be a reflection on his adverse conditions.

If one enters such dwellings, then walks out of it in a dream, it means that he will become sick and nearly die of his illness before he recovers from it.

If one walks out of it angry in a dream, it means that he will be imprisoned.

If he sees someone entering his house in a dream, it means that someone will know his intimate life, or that an insolent person will become a close family friend, then betray his trust and have a secret affairs with one’s wife.

If one sees his dwellings crumbling or caving in on him in a dream, it means that he will receive an inheritance from the belongings of a deceased relative. Building a dwelling for oneself or for others in a dream means the death of a relative or of one’s child, or it could mean divorcing one’s wife. Dwellings in a dream also represent a transient station. Ifthe dwelling is built from an unsuitable construction material in the dream, it means that one’s source of income is unlawful. One’s dwellings in a dream also represent his physical form, carnal self and substance. Demolishing a new home in a dream means evil and adversities.

(Also see Cage; Glass house; House)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

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House

If the house is one we know, live in now or in the past, what is said about home applies.

If it is a house created by the dream: one’s body and personality in all its aspects.

Inside the house: within oneself. Outside the house and garden: extroversion or the relationship with environment. Ground floor: practical everyday life; sexuality, hips and legs. Basement : unconscious: see basement, cellar. First, other middle floors: internal needs, rest, sleep, hungers; the trunk. Top floor, attic: thinking, the conscious mind, memory, the head: see attic above in this entry. Front of house: our persona, facade; social self; face. Things in house: aspects of one’s feelings and makeup. Other people in^ house: different facets of dreamer. Windows : one’s outlook! on life; how you see others: see larger entry on window below in this entry. People, things coming from downstairs: influences, fears, impressions from unconscious or passions, or from everyday worries. Peo­ple, things from upstairs: influence of rational self. Attackers, intruders from outside: social pressures or response to criti­cisms. Repairs, enlargement, renovation: reassessment or change of attitudes or character; personal growth. Damage, structural faults: faults in character structure; hurts such as broken relationship; bodily illness. House falling down, burn­ing: big changes in attitudes; leaving old standards or depen­dencies behind; sickness: see last example in falling. Cramped house: feeling of need for personal change; feeling restricted in home environment or in present personal atti­tudes. Kitchen: creativity; nourishing oneself; mother role; diet: see cooking. Living room, personal leisure; space’ to be oneself, everyday life. Dining room: appetites, social or family contact; mental or psychological diet. Bedroom: pnvacy, sex; intimacy, rest: see bed under furniture. Study, library: mental growth, mind. Larder: hungers, sensual satisfaction. Toilet: privacy, release of tension; letting go of emotions, fantasies or desire which we need to discharge: see toilet. Nursery, child’s bedroom: feelings about your children; one’s own childhood feelings and memories. Floor: basic attitudes and confidence; what supports you, such as health and good will of others. Ceiling: boundary of ideas or awareness. Row of houses: other people. See room; stairs; wall; attic in this entry. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

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Floor

(see Buildings)

As with any part of a building, this can represent our body’s floor—the foot. Tlie condition of the floor then becomes the dream key.

For example, a cracked floor could

indicate skin conditions or fungal growths on this part of the body. Or, metaphorically, this dream reveals that you may not be looking where you are walking, thereby putting yourself in danger.

Your foundational belief systems. How does the floor appear? One that is highly polished shows someone who has refined an external spirituality to appeal to others’ expectations.

A rotten floor reflects a negative path that will eventually lead to downfall. Uneven floors reveal someone who has trouble maintaining a balance between faith and fact, the mundane and the esoteric.... The Language of Dreams

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Mop

Used to clean floors and mop up water, a mop in your dream may point to a process of cleaning up after an emotional storm in your life such as in an argument or a disappointment. It may also point to tears of sadness that may need sopping up.... Ariadne's Book of Dream

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Elevator

To be stuck in an elevator between floors is an indication that you should guard your conduct.

To be in a falling elevator is a premonition of financial loss.

Riding in an elevator is propitious if the car is going up; otherwise if it is going down.

To dream of operating an elevator is a sign that you will make money.... The Complete Dream Book

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Building Up

It involves construction and progress.

If in the dream you are dedicated to building a house it means that you are rebuilding your life, so you have new projects. Buildings and houses present in dreams are symbols of the Self. The higher floors are your conscious. The lower levels, your unconscious mind.

If going down to the basement produces an unpleasant feeling or frightens you it means that there are aspects that make you frustrated. A good solution is to develop activities and new knowledge. The building’s condition also expresses how you value yourself emotionally.

If it is in ruins it indicates suffering because of your image. You need to do things that make you feel better. On the other hand, it could also refer to your physical condition. The different parts of the building, finally, can represent life’s time periods. Modern rooms are your present and conscious side. The oldest, your unconscious past. (See CONSTRUCTION)

Small buildings presage bad luck; large ones, advantageous changes in the future.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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Floor

The floors of a building represent the levels of the dreamer’s consciousness. The attic is spiritually, and the lowest floor, the unconscious. The floors that are in between manifest the different mental stages that you experience. (See HOUSE)

If you dream that you are on the highest floor, you will have success.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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House

The house symbolizes the personality, the current situation, and the emotional or professional relationships. Therefore, to find out the meaning of this dream you must analyze all aspects. The interior of the house is your body; the dining room and the kitchen represent the digestive system; the bedroom, rest and sexual activity; bathroom, kidneys and cleanliness, both physical and spiritual; the upper floors, the mind; and the cellar or basement, the unconscious. (See HUT, CAVE, BALCONY, CELLAR)

Nomadic gypsies believe that dreams in which you are forced to leave your home indicate that you expect a favorable opportunity.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams

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Elevator

Elevators carry us from one floor to another at the push of a button.

The different levels to which they transport us connect to various perspectives of our awareness. We choose our destination on an elevator, aligning this symbol with the choices we make about what areas of our consciousness we are willing to investigate. What happens in the elevator of our dream may reveal how well this process is going in our daily lives.

The floors involved in a dream can hold significance. In a general way, moving upward connects with higher, more sophisticated levels of thinking, and moving downward indicates investigation of past issues and behavior patterns. Moving downward can also align with visiting hidden or shadow material. Most dreams about elevators are connected to this process not going well. To be going up when down is desired may indicate a pressing need to operate with greater insight than that with which you are currently engaged. Going down when up is anticipated may point to the need to uncover additional material hidden in the lower depths of your consciousness or your past. Being stuck on an elevator is to be midway through a process or shift. Your response to the lack of movement may reveal levels of impatience with your progress in some area of growth. An elevator out of control is similar to a falling dream, but the added components of transition and choice must be considered. While you may be falling, you have chosen to take the elevator in search of new information. Going sideways is to be confused about the direction in which a current transformational shift may be taking you.

If the elevator is out of service, you may be stuck in some area of your life. Another possibility with a broken elevator is a need to stay where you are and not try to escape your current situation by rising above it or sinking to a lower level.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams

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Obstacles

Something that gets in your way in a dream is a symbolic block to moving forward in your waking life. This is one of the most frequent dream images and has a very literal meaning associated with it. Life is often experienced as a function of facing the obstacles that we must traverse to get from where we are to where we desire to be. This is a daily struggle. Dreams often help us balance out our sense of frustration and despair as we face this particular challenge, which is an absolutely universal human experience. There are two elements to consider when making an interpretation of a dream of this kind: what is causing the obstacle, and what part of the body or type of movement is being blocked.

The more important of the two is how you are stuck.

If the feet or legs are involved, this connects to how you are moving through your life. Feet guide us in the direction we choose, so if you cannot walk, your dream is reflecting an inability to make a new choice or find your footing firmly on the ground you desire.

If the legs are more prominently blocked, then your direction might be clear, but your ability to move forward is being hindered.

If your arms are being impacted the most, such as with netting, webs, or ropes, then issues of capability are probably at play.

If this is the case, there may be some area in your life where your effectiveness, strength, or creative power is what is being blocked. Some dreams of this nature involve obstacles to the face where something is blocking your ability to see, hear, or use your voice effectively. When this occurs, look to a situation in your life where you are not able to be as expressive as you need to be.

The other crucial element is what is causing the obstacle. Some obstacles that often appear in dreams are nets, quicksand, sticky floors, ground that opens up, and heavy legs or feet.

If you can make an association to the stuff that is blocking you, add this to your interpretation.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams

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Building

In contemporary society, we live much of our lives in one sort of building or another. Thus, buildings in a dream may simply be stages for other kinds of dream scenarios (i.e., they do not necessarily have a symbolic meaning in and of themselves). Particular kinds of buildings may also symbolize the institution or business they house (e.g., a school building may symbolize public education). Buildings, especially houses, may also represent the self, particularly the physical body. In many-storied buildings, movement between floors sometimes symbolizes rising or falling in status or awareness.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia

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Buildings

Carl Jung talked about recurring dreams he had in which he would discover parts of his house that he didn’t know existed.

In these dreams he believed the house represented his personality, and the new things he discovered in the house related to new developments in his work.

Many dream researchers subscribe to Jung’s theory and believe that buildings in dreams represent aspects of the self, or constructions we make in our lives. The upstairs represents the conscious mind, and the lower floors and cellars the unconscious, or hidden, mind. Different parts of the building might represent different times in your life, and the attitudes and beliefs you have built from experience. The features of your dream building can also mirror features of your personality; by so doing, they reflect your character, hopes and dreams, and how you feel about yourself.

If you dream of a house or a building, ask yourself what aspect of you the building represents. Does it represent how you see yourself? Is it a symbol of your body, mind or spirit? If the house is crumbling or decaying, are you in need of some kind of psychological, spiritual or physical cleaning and renewal? If the building is burning, does this show your desire to get rid of something that is holding you back? If the building is in ruins, do you feel worthless and manipulated by others? If the building is tall, does this suggest ambitions yet to be fulfilled? Is the house symbolic of your feelings in childhood or other past experiences? What are the conditions like in the house? Ask yourself what personal associations the buildings in your dreams have and what they represent to you.

The environment and your feeling reaction to the building in your dream will all contribute important clues as to its meaning, but it is also important to bear in mind the purpose for which the building is used in waking life. For example, castles and fortresses suggest protection and royalty, whereas factories suggest work and routine. Although high-rise buildings are believed to be phallic symbols, as a type they all have different functions: skyscrapers are homes and workplaces, lighthouses offer hope to sailors at sea, and towers isolate, elevate and imprison.

Churches and religious buildings offer us hope and quiet reflection, libraries and museums supply us with information and stimulate our minds. Courts provide social justice, whilst public buildings symbolize work, tax, bureaucratic or legal matters that need to be sorted. Hospitals are centers of healing and castles are historical icons. Houses, bungalows, flats, mansions and palaces offer different types of accommodation for different types of needs. Prisons are places for criminals to learn the consequences of their actions, and hotels provide a welcome break from home.

If any of these buildings appear in your dream, this chapter will help you interpret the meaning; but for domestic buildings, homes and shops you may want to refer to HOME and MONEY AND SHOPPING. For places associated with entertainment, such as cinemas and theatres, you may want to refer to ARTS AND CRAFTS and LEISURE, and for places of work and learning consult SCHOOL AND WORK.... The Element Encyclopedia

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Childhood Home / Home From The Past

If your childhood home or a home from the past continually features in your dreams, this does not necessarily mean you are stuck in the past or long to return to the security of childhood. The homes in which you once lived can become symbols of certain factors that shaped the person you have now become. Perhaps the most common past home dream is that of living in the house you lived in when you were a child. There may be major changes to the structure of the house, there may be people there that you hadn’t met when you lived there, but you know that house more intimately than any other. It is a true reflection of yourself and the storehouse for all your emotions, both positive and negative. The house in which you grew up always has a huge influence on your psychology. Your house gives you boundaries and it is the place where you go to feel safe, its every corner a reflection of your mind. It is the symbol of your family, connections and traditions.

Your dream childhood home can help give you clues about your current situation and help you examine your personality. What kind of house was it? Was it a large or small house, and did you think it was the same size when you were young? Are you still living in the same house? How many floors did it have? How many windows? What was its shape? Most of us live in square houses with corners, but some people’s houses are round with no corners. Some suggest this may have a profound effect on a person’s psychology because circles represent infinity and thus no restrictions. Can you remember what colors your house was painted in; how do those colors affect your feelings now? If something good always happened to you in a certain room, the color of that room may still make you happy for the rest of your life. Was there a place in your house where you went if you were miserable, or a place where something bad happened? What were the colors and shapes that were involved? Is it a dark place or a light place?

Although you are by no means doomed to repeat past mistakes, your dreaming mind may use your first home as an important reference throughout your life and you may often find yourself trying to work through current issues in the setting of this childhood home. Try to think of such dreams as an opportunity to reflect on your basic beliefs about home and family. Are you repeating patterns from your childhood in a current relationship and situation? Can your dream help you relate the past to your present life and to your life in the future?... The Element Encyclopedia

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Floor

To see the floor in your dream represents those things that support you. It may also represent the division between your unconscious and conscious mind. To see a polished, wooden floor in your dream indicates that you are fully aware of your unconscious but not tapping into its potential, whilst to see a slanted floor foretells that you are deviating too far from your original plans and goals. For Jungians, the floors or storeys of a house represent your unconscious and conscious aspirations. In general, the attic represents the intellect, the ground floor the conscious mind and the basement the unconscious. The appearance, style and condition of each floor will be significant. Are they easy and welcoming on the eye or intimidating and confused? Difficulty getting from one floor of the house to another suggests difficulties progressing spiritually.... The Element Encyclopedia

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Building

A building or other similar structure can represent: You, your life, or a certain aspect of your life (such as an office building representing your work life).

A building can convey the setting, atmosphere, tone, or mood you associate with whatever its dream events represent in your real life (for example, a school might represent a recent life lesson you learned, or a desire to learn).

Consider also the floors of the building (for example, a basement can represent your subconscious mind, the top floor your spirituality, and the middle floors the main areas of your life or consciousness).

See also the type of building (house, store, hotel, etc.).

See also: Location; Main Floor; Upstairs; Basement; Roof; Making or Building... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Elevator

Ability or mobility in life, especially ability to make progress (or succeed or fail) quickly.

Shifting between the areas within your consciousness (such as subconscious, conscious, emotional, or mental), as represented by the various floors.

Switching between areas of your life (such as work, relationships, or hobbies).

Consider also the context and what the elevator is doing.

Moving upward might represent moving forward or making progress somehow in your life.

Moving downward might represent a perceived loss of progress, or an ending (represented by exiting the building).

Getting stuck might represent feeling stuck, held back, or delayed somehow in your life.

See also: Floor; Building; Climbing; Descending; High; Low; Basement; Upstairs; Main Floor; Stairs; Levitating... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Escalator

Assistance to move forward or upward, or to accomplish what you want in life.

Movement between aspects of your consciousness (subconscious, conscious, spiritual, etc.), represented by the different floors.

See also: Stairs; Descending; Climbing; Elevator; High; Low; Floor... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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Floor

The floor of a room can represent: The setting of the real-life events that are represented in the dream.

A starting place.

A minimum or lower limit.

The idea of lowness, disrespect or humiliation (such as groveling on the floor).

The floors or levels of a house can represent the areas of yourself or your life.

For example, a basement can represent your subconscious mind, the top floor might represent your spirituality, and the floors in between might represent other areas of your consciousness or your daily life.

See also: House; Building; Upstairs; Main Floor; Roof; Room; Elevator; Flooring; Low... The Curious Dreamer’s Dream Dictionary

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