If the nail snaps, you may be attempting to stay away from a situation or duty.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If your acrylic nails break in your dream, this suggests that you are trying to avoid some situation or trying to get out of a responsibility.... My Dream Interpretation
Toys in dreams not only reflect your desire for more play, or urge you to grow up in some way, they can also suggest nostalgia for childhood that has been lost. Dolls are especially important because they so resemble the human form, and because children endow them with emotions and characters. Your dreaming mind may therefore use a doll to symbolize something or someone in your life. For example, if you stick needles or pins in the doll, or mistreat it in any way, this can represent negative feelings towards a particular person. Many doll dreams use the doll as a target for violence and, if this is the case, it could also refer to how the dreamer felt as a child when smacked emotionally or physically—like a helpless child. Dolls can also represent emotions that the dreamer would like to discharge on someone else, or the feeling of wanting to be a precious doll to someone. It may also express some undeveloped part of the dreamer’s personality and the need to relearn some childhood lessons we may have forgotten.
If you dreamed that you were in a playground surrounded by other children, were you enjoying yourself or did you feel left out? If you felt exhilarated, your unconscious may once again be signaling your need to have more fun in waking life, but if you felt aloof or alone from the other children, it could suggest that you prefer to play no part in the immature behaviour currently displayed by a group of people in your waking life. See also references to toys and games in LEISURE.... The Element Encyclopedia
If the grate is empty, loss is indicated. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If only the feet are bare, then you may expect some trouble or difficulty, but by perseverance and hard work you will prove successful.... Mystic Dream Book
2. Problems of “inner pollution”; emotional burdens and uncertainties.
3. A positive intention to create your own environment, an expression of realizing or ignoring complex personal needs and wishes. See Earth, Fire, Air, Water, Garbage, Spring, World.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
To see others’ feet, denotes that you will maintain your rights in a pleasant, but determined way, and win for yourself a place above the common walks of life.
To dream that you wash your feet, denotes that you will let others take advantage of you.
To dream that your feet are hurting you, portends troubles of a humiliating character, as they usually are family quarrels.
To see your feet swollen and red, you will make a sudden change in your business by separating from your family. This is an evil dream, as it usually foretells scandal and sensation. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Stability (as in “both feet on the ground”).
3. Regret over communication or deed (as in “foot in mouth”).
4. Illness in another part of the body. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A broken foot may comment that you are unable to stand on your own two feet or to move forward without support from others.
The sole of the foot may mention the soul.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
The sole of a foot can represent the only support that a person is receiving in a particular circumstance.
It is possible that the dream could be a pun for ‘putting your foot in your mouth.’ To dream that you are washing your feet suggests that you need to be wary of other people who may try to take you for granted.
For individuals in India, if you dream about feet, this could represent godlike attributes, as feet are considered the holiest part of the body.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If the feet are dirty, then your dream is telling you to release your non-supportive thoughts, beliefs and feelings.
The washing of someone else’s feet shows service, devotion and a passion for caring for the well being of others. Tantric teachings say that the feet is the point where the human and the divine intersect. You are becoming grounded. See Bare feet.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Viewing many feet walking on the street indicates financial reverses.
Cold feet symbolize fears and worries about a particular course of action which the dreamer may have been planning to take - as in the metaphor “getting cold feet.” Other symbols in the dream should reveal whether the dreamer’s fears are warranted or not.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you dream that you are washing your feet, you will let others take advantage of you. Dream about being barefoot represent your playful attitudes and relaxed, carefree outlook on life.
If you dream that you have big feet, people admire you and find you attractive.
If you dream of having no feet, this foretells unexpected obstacles in your path. Also see “Footprints.”... My Dream Interpretation
Itching feet predict travel.
To bathe the feet indicates release from anxiety.
Strange feet signify new acquaintances.
Aching feet mean family troubles.
Stocking feet forecast an annoying mystery.
Bare feet suggest new experiences with the opposite sex.
Dirty feet are a warning to guard your credit.
Burning feet signify jealousy.
Cold feet augur a disappointment in love.
A broken foot suggests reverses through carelessness.
Loss of feet indicates unexpected obstacles.
Having your feet stepped on is a warning against indiscreet actions and/or talk.
Children’s feet represent small disappointments.
Many feet walking on a sidewalk predict a financial loss or loss of an expected gain.
Very large feet promise good health.
Very small feet signify needless worry.
Pain from bunions oi sore feet forecasts comfort in old age.
Treatment by a chiropodist predicts a change for the better.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
The feet also connect to how well you are experiencing living in the present moment, for that is something that is experienced right where your feet are.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
For a Christian, dreaming of washing feet is a sign of forgiveness, but it can also mean that you are keeping a safe distance from a current problem and will return to it when you feel better able to tackle it. In India, to dream of the feet may symbolize divine qualities in the dreamer, since the feet are considered the holiest part of the body. Consider also the pun of putting your foot in your mouth or putting your foot in it.
If you are walking barefoot in your dream, you have your feet firmly placed on the ground in waking life. Loss of a foot or feet in a dream indicates feelings of helplessness in waking life. To see toes in your dream represents the minor details of life and how you deal with them.
If your toenails are growing in your dream, this symbolizes an extension of your understanding in a particular matter.
If your toe is hurt, perhaps you are feeling anxious about moving forward with someone.
If someone is kissing your toe, they may be trying to reassure you in waking life.... The Element Encyclopedia
To see well-kept nails, indicates scholarly tastes and some literary attainments; also, thrift. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
For a woman, they may remark on her rage. Long fingernails may mention the need to claw through some great obstacle.
A broken fingernail may indicate a loss in the ability to protect your work or a creative project.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
2. Intellectual gifts, ability to learn and acquire new skills (well-groomed nails).
3. A difﬁcult, seemingly impossible situation (to bite nails).
4. Deceptive or false appearances (fake or polished nails). ... New American Dream Dictionary
Clean and well-kept fingernails, with a high polish are an omen of deceitful acquaintances whom you see frequently.... The Complete Dream Book
If these fingernails scratch anyone, beware—you are in danger of getting seriously hurt.
Depth Psychology: The fingernail usually symbolizes the “intellectual weapon” used to defend yourself against the attacks of others. Scratching someone means working off unconscious aggression. See Cat.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that you are polishing your fingernails represents beauty.
To dream that you are chewing your fingernails suggests that there is a situation you feel is beyond your ability to deal with. You don’t know how to handle this circumstance.
To dream that your fingernails are growing quickly indicates your wish to connect with someone. You would like to reach out to others in some way.
To dream that a man has long red fingernails indicates that he is connected to his emotions and is sensitive to the needs and feelings of others. This dream may also represents sexual desires and sensuality.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you dream of short fingernails, then this is about feeling vulnerable and/or functional.
If you dream of long fingernails, then this dream is about elegance and/or your ability to protect yourself.
If fingernails are dirty, this represents a lack of hygiene or care for personal appearance.
If the fingernails are polished and clean, this you care about being presentable, professional, making a good appearance, and having your act together.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream of well-kept fingernails, it symbolizes your intelligence and ability to learn.
To dream of cutting yo... My Dream Interpretation
The foot also represents your whole being and is a reflection of your persona.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
(2) Feet moving backwards may mean that, in real life, you are not making progress — not growing as a person - but are (in danger of)
regressing to an earlier stage. For feet moving to right or left, or clockwise or anticlockwise, see Anticlockwise, Clockwise, Left, Right / Left.
(3) Feet may symbolize what your life is based on. Perhaps the dream is urging you to take a critical look at your fundamental attitudes and values.
(4) Feet may symbolize contact with Nature, including instinctual drives and instinctive wisdom. Feet are at the opposite ends of the body to the head, which symbolizes intellectuality and fantasizing. Intellectuals typically have difficulty in assimilating the instinctive wisdom of their unconscious, but desperately need what the unconscious has to offer: without it they are lopsided (or top-heavy, if you will). Keep vour feet on the ground and your head in the air? No, that means a split in the psyche. Rather, keep your head in your feet!
(5) A foot or feet may symbolize male or female genitals. (Freud says that the foot resembles genitalia in having a strong smell and, although in adult life we may find such pungent body smells disagreeable, in childhood they fascinated us.)... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
To feel an iron weight bearing you down, signifies mental perplexities and material losses.
To strike with iron, denotes selfishness and cruelty to those dependent upon you.
To dream that you manufacture iron, denotes that you will use unjust means to accumulate wealth.
To sell iron, you will have doubtful success, and your friends will not be of noble character.
To see old, rusty iron, signifies poverty and disappointment.
To dream that the price of iron goes down, you will realize that fortune is a very unsafe factor in your life.
If iron advances, you will see a gleam of hope in a dark prospectus.
To see red-hot iron in your dreams, denotes failure for you by misapplied energy. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Someone or something harsh, unbending or ruthless. ... New American Dream Dictionary
If one sees himself holding a piece of iron in his dream, it means wealth and strength after poverty and weakness. Ifone sees himselfeating a piece of iron in a dream, it means victory in his life.
If he eats it with bread in the dream, it means bearing difficulties in his livelihood. Discovering iron as a mineral in a dream means prosperity and strength in one’s livelihood. Forging iron in a dream means becoming competent and qualified in one’s craft.
To own iron in a dream means wealth which is accumulated with great pain.
(Also see Bond’; Fetter)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Stability, willpower, resilience, hardness, and coldness, as in Ice. Also having “your iron in the fire,” which points to vitality and transformation (recasting, forming).
Folklore: Difficulties.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
2- When we dream of using an clothes iron we are attempting to make ourselves more presentable to the outside world. We may also be trying to ‘smooth things over’.
3- Iron in a dream can signify the part of ourselves which requires discipline. Before being tempered by fire and made into hard steel, iron requires protecting against corrosion.
It is this quality of protection against spiritual ‘corrosion’ that needs to be dealt with so we can progress.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To dream that one trades with a stranger in iron, signifies to the dreamer losses and misfortune.... The Complete Dream Book
Depth Psychology: Iron is a symbol of strength and resilience, but also of your distaste for certain plans. Are you suffering because of a person’s rigid personality?... Dreamers Dictionary
It is this quality of the development of protection against spiritual ‘corrosion’ (eating away) that needs to be dealt with so we can progress.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A consensus leads to the conclusion that iron in any form or color predicts slow but steady advancement toward the dreamer’s ultimate goal.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(2) It may be a symbol of strength, but often with overtones of inflexibility and ruthlessness (‘ruling with a rod of iron’, ‘the Iron Duke’, ‘the Iron Lady5).... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
If a woman dreams that she burns her hands while ironing, it foretells she will have illness or jealousy to disturb her peace.
If she scorches the clothes, she will have a rival who will cause her much displeasure and suspicions.
If the irons seem too cold, she will lack affection in her home. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Need to correct or “iron out” problems.
3. Neatness, cleanliness or morality. ... New American Dream Dictionary
To dream that you burn your hands while ironing is a forerunner of unhappiness through jealousy.
One who scorches the clothes she is ironing will have a rival for her sweetheart, thereby causing her considerable Worry.
Trying to work with a cold iron indicates to a woman that there will be a lack of affection within her home.... The Complete Dream Book
To dream that you burn your hands while ironing signifies unhealthy choices, a loss of tranquility, jealousy, and chaos.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream that you burn yourself while ironing, signifies worry or jealousy. Ironing boards in dreams represent stability and self-control.... My Dream Interpretation
Since meteorites often supply one of the few sources of pure iron, this is sometimes called the sky stone and can herald a reconnection with more “cosmic” awareness.
Everyday life, and how effectively you use the simple tools you have available. In ancient times, iron was rarely used magically or religiously. People believed the metal would hinder metaphysical energy. Instead, iron became a favored metal in hand tools.
Because of its metaphysical neutrality, iron did find its way into amulets and talismans to protect people against fairies, jinni, ghosts, and dragons (China). Consequently, dreaming of it may portend a visitation from or the need to safeguard oneself from the Devic realms.
Roman: Strength and health. Athletes carried iron for endurance, and if worn as a ring or bracelet, they believed it could draw out maladies (see Jewelry).
Have you been daydreaming a lot, or are your goals too lofty? Iron reminds us to keep at least one foot in reality.... The Language of Dreams
If you came across an oyster in your dream, was the shell open or closed? If the oyster shell was shut, it may be hinting that your unconscious contains a pearl of wisdom. Oysters are also traditionally thought to be aphrodisiacs, so is it time to reinvigorate your love life? If the oyster shell was empty, could your unconscious have been indicating events that have passed you by, or do you think the world is no longer your oyster? If a mussel features in your dream, this may suggest that you are afraid to reveal your soft, pulpy and vulnerable interior and are in a state of hiding. Another interpretation is that you are worried about your state of dependence, having attached yourself to someone or something because you believe that you cannot make it on your own. Consider also the homonym for mussel. Should a clam or clams appear in your dream are you closing up, withdrawing, withholding, avoiding, being reticent or clamming up in some way in waking life? Perhaps you are keeping a secret. Alternatively, it could be that something in your life feels sticky or uncomfortably close, as in clammy. On the other hand it may also imply happiness, euphoria, and that you are as happy as a clam.
If a freshwater or land-based snail featured in your dream, do you wish to creep into your shell or, as snails move slowly, is a project taking longer than you thought in waking life? Other interpretations for snail include: lacking in vitality or enthusiasm, needing to slow down or speed up, being ready to protect or defend yourself, and feeling at home wherever you go.
If slugs feature in your dream, this can suggest any of the following: that you are lacking in energy or vitality, functioning below par, being unenthusiastic or making slow but steady progress. They could also suggest a devious, unmannered or deceitful person, a slug or slime ball, that you are feeling vulnerable, or that you or someone else is being spineless and is acting in a cowardly manner.
Octopuses have numerous tentacles that operate independently, so could your unconscious have been commenting on your multitasking ability? As a sea creature, the octopus carries the energy of emotion and the many ways to hold or connect. In their positive form, these creatures reflect emotional depth and the ability to direct your energy in many directions without losing your center. A dream octopus may therefore suggest successful business deals or any other project involving much multitasking. It may also be associated with a person or situation that has many ways of holding or affecting you, such as a mother or a debt.
If a squid squirted a cloud of black ink in your face in your dream, could this be indicating that emotional conflicts are being obscured rather than confronted?... The Element Encyclopedia
2. Final resolution to a situation (“hit the nail on the head”).
3. Failure in business or industry (bent, broken or rusted nails).
4. Joining two thoughts or ideas. ... New American Dream Dictionary
A nail in a dream also represents attainment of one’s goal. Fastening a nail to a piece ofwood in a dream means getting married. Nails in a dream also could represent an army, and they could signify strength and benefits. Swallowing nails in a dream means swallowing one’s anger. Nails in a dream also represent someone who associates with evil people.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
The holding power of the nail may also be significant. Finger and toe nails usually suggest claws or the capability of holding on.
2- The penetrative power of the nail may be significant if the dreamer is having difficulty with issues of masculinity or sexuality.
3- Spiritually the nail represents necessity and fate. In Christianity; nails also signify ultimate sacrifice and pain.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Someone who is being, or trying to be, impenetrable and rugged (e.g., “tough as nails”).
The ability and wherewithal to hold things together. What objects get nailed together in this case is quite significant.
Being unjustly accused and sentenced (as Christ) by those around you, often a peer group. Alternatively, being caught in an untruth or illegal activity (e.g., “getting nailed”).
Discovering an underlying, fundamental truth or reality (e.g., “nailing it down”).
Correctly interpreting something that your Higher Self, others, or the Universe has been trying to communicate (e.g., “hitting the nail on the head”).
Nails have a piercing quality that can be useful or harmful. Is there a relationship in your life right now that seems painfully binding?
Nails that are not flush with the woodwork represent those unseen snags in life. These can delay progress until you free yourself.... The Language of Dreams
The holding power of the nail may also be significant. Fingernails and toenails usually suggest claws or the capability of holding on.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see shiny or new nails in your dream forecasts unexpected news. Dreams about bent or rusty nails signify minor delays or slow progress. Also see “Fingernails”.... My Dream Interpretation
The external aspect of a person’s nails says a lot about that person’s physical and mental health. So, dreaming of dirty and bitten nails evidences poorly controlled anxiety. If, on the contrary, the nails are well taken care of, it indicates that you know how to control your nerves and that you have a strong enough will to succeed in your objectives.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Nails announce little reward after a lot of work. However, if they are new and shiny, it means that the dreamer will have better means to carry out her task. If, on the contrary, they are old, broken, or corroded, then they indicate diseases and poor emotional relationships with others. Working with nails announces participation in a task that will give you great satisfaction; to find them, fulfillment of your desires; and to nail them, murmurings of someone who despises you.
Since the Romans, iron has been considered a sacred metal.
Dreaming of a rusty iron nail augurs good fortune.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
This symbol may be seen as a fingernail or toenail.
If a fingernail is pointing at something, a new direction or viewpoint is being created.
If one stubs a toenail, carelessness may have caught up with the person.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To see shiny and/or new nails in your dream forecasts unexpected news, but bent or rusty nails signify either minor reverses or slow progress.
See also Fingernails.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Depth Psychology: A (carpenter’s) nail is a symbol of the strength that holds your relationships together. Dreaming about finger or toenails: you want to hold onto a person or possession—but he/she/it will slip through your fingers anyway.
For the outcome, look at the dream symbols.... Dreamers Dictionary
To deal in nails, shows that you will engage in honorable work, even if it be lowly.
To see rusty or broken nails, indicates sickness and failure in business. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If the length of one’s fingernails reaches near breaking in a dream, it means losing to others what otherwise could remain under one’s own control, or it could denote the need to pay alms tax or to distribute charity. Seeing one’s fingernails broken or chipped in a dream means loss of money, status or health.
If one’s fingernails become claws in a dream, it means that he will triumph over his enemy.
(Also see Body’; Claw)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A man may be expressing some repressed anxiety about sexual potency while a woman may be expressing her unconscious abhorrence of sex.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To drive nails shows you will complete a deal and ‘drive’ a hard bargain.
If you injury yourself with a nail you should be careful of careless talk and sharp words. Additionally nails may have some sexual connotations.
A man may be expressing some repressed anxiety about sexual potency and a woman may be expressing her unconscious abhorrence of sex.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
A nail is the element that is introduced into an environment in such a way as to join disparate segments together, and herein lies its symbolic meaning. To see or use nails in a dream is to have access to that which will keep the thing you are building together in strength and integrity.
The thing you are building represents a new idea in consciousness, and the nails ensure that it will take proper form.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To drive nails shows you will complete a deal and ‘drive’ a hard bargain.
If you injury yourself with a nail you should be careful of careless talk and sharp words.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
To walk on it, signifies distasteful engagements. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To step on them, denotes that you will come in contact with disagreeable people.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
2. Individualistic, not concerned with impressing others. ... New American Dream Dictionary
Folklore: Lack of moderation.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
2- From a psychological point of view, the snail suggests steadiness and self-containment.
To be moving at snail’s pace suggests direct planned, careful movement.
3- Spiritually; because of the spiral shape of its shell, the snail is a natural symbol of the labyrinth (see Labyrinth).... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The spiral shape of the snail shell is symbolic of the labyrinth.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To be moving at snail’s pace suggests direct planned, careful movement.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If in the dream the snail eats plants and flowers, it announces the loss of job due to negligence or laziness; if it shows its horns, infidelity; if it stays in the shell, sympathy for the characters that presented in the episode. If, however, it moves towards the dreamer it suggests delays in business.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A snail in a dream may be asking you to consider the value of moving slowly.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Depth Psychology: The snail symbolizes your sensitivity and vulnerability.
The snail shell is a sign that you are looking for a retreat or just to be left alone. See Turtle.... Dreamers Dictionary
A dream of cutting your toenails represents how you are taking care or protecting a certain aspect of your life that is very important to you. This dream is about how you maintain your personal reputation and make sure that others don’t see your flaws.
To dream of having long toenails may suggest that you have been neglecting yourself in some way. Someone might be distracting you from what’s important in your waking life. Or you may need to get more motivated about some situation.
A dream that your toenails become infected or fall off, means that you are worried about the disapproval of others. You may be worried about a secret coming out.... My Dream Interpretation