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What does it mean to see an laugh in a dream?

Laugh Dream Meaning: From 5 Different Sources


Release of tension; attempt to put others at ease, ridiculing or feeling embarrassed by some aspect of self; tak­ing things lightly. Sometimes much laughter can hide tears or sadness. Idioms: don’t make me laugh, laughing stock; laugh in somebody’s face; hollow laugh; laugh up one’s sleeve; laugh on the other side of your face.

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences | Tony Crisp


1. Joy of worship;

2. Sarcasm;

3. Rejoicing Job 5:20; Gen. 18:11-15.

Dream Dictionary The Biblical Model | Vincent Wienand


Laughter in the spiritual sense signifies pure joy.

It is now known that laughter has a healing quality, so to be conscious of it in dreams suggests that a healing has taken place.

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Psychological / emotional perspective: If we ourselves are laughing we may be experiencing a release of tension. Often the object of our amusement will give a clue to the relevance of the dream in everyday life. It can also be seen as a sign of rejection.

To hear a crowd laughing suggests a shared enjoyment, if we do not have a sense of being laughed at.

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Material aspects: Being laughed at in dreams suggests we may have a fear of being ridiculed, or may have done something which we feel is not appropriate. We may find ourselves embarrassing.

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5 dream interpretations related to the symbols you see in your dreams.

Crying / Screaming / Laughing

If you or someone else was crying, screaming or laughing in your dream, this may be a confirmation of how they are feeling in waking life. Similarly, if you woke up laughing, screaming or crying after your dream, could these vocalized emotions be expressing the happiness, excitement and sadness you are experiencing in waking life? Or were you crying for help or screaming in terror? Have you been repressing powerful emotions in waking life and did venting them in dreamland give you a sense of release?

Dreams of crying may function as a release for the sorrow or grief that has been holding you back consciously or unconsciously in waking life. Alternatively, such dreams may be an intuitive awareness of something ending or someone leaving in your waking life; or are your tears crocodile tears?

Dreams of laughing suggest a release of tension or an attempt to put yourself and others at ease. Depending on your feelings during the dream and on waking, the laugh may however be a sign that you are hiding the truth or taking things too lightly, as sometimes laughter can hide sadness and the truth. Bear in mind that laughter can also be a sign of contempt, and if someone laughs in your face, your unconscious may have used the archetype of the Trickster in an attempt to make you rethink something or reconsider your values. When the laughter becomes the kind of cackling associated in folklore with wicked witches and mischief-making, this may represent your inner voice questioning and ridiculing your pretensions.... crying / screaming / laughing dream meaning

The Element Encyclopedia


To dream that you laugh and feel cheerful, means success in your undertakings, and bright companions socially. Laughing immoderately at some weird object, denotes disappointment and lack of harmony in your surroundings.

To hear the happy laughter of children, means joy and health to the dreamer.

To laugh at the discomfiture of others, denotes that you will wilfully injure your friends to gratify your own selfish desires.

To hear mocking laughter, denotes illness and disappointing affairs.... laughing dream meaning

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Laughing / Laughter

Laughing in a dream often has the same meaning as it does in ordinary life: namely, taking something lightly or putting others at ease. Alternatively, a dream laugh can be alluding to one of many idioms, from “have the last laugh” to “laughing all the way to the bank.”... laughing / laughter dream meaning

Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia

Laughing Or Laughter

A dream of contrary, and it is especially serious if you Laugh immoderately or without good cause. Be careful with your love affairs for Laughter in a dream means tears and sorrow in your life.... laughing or laughter dream meaning

Mystic Dream Book


Highly contradictory; whether fake, scornful or joyful, emotions are more easily discerned in a dream... laughter dream meaning

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