To dream of closing something, such as a window or door, suggests that you are closing the chapter on something in your life. This may be an opportunity you turned down, a path not taken, or a relationship that is ending. This dream may also represent aspects of yourself that you are keeping hidden from other people.... My Dream Interpretation
Vessels symbolise servants and lads while stove, hearths, grates, cauldrons, lamps, table-cloths etc. symbolise grief, sorrow and anxiety which will be felt by the head of the household if the Arabic masculine equivalent is used for any of the above words. But it it is used as a feminine such as qidr, qifah, maa’idah, musarrajah and qas’ah, then they symbolise a person’s wife.. As for the word sufrah though feminine, it symbolises the husband all the same.
something A lost opportunity; forgetting something which is important. Depending on dream, might also suggest actual, or feelings about, loss of virginity; loss of health, losing a lover/partner, or whatever the lost thing depicts. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
To dream of the loss of an object denotes repression, shyness, an inferiority complex, shame, and ultimately fear. The sense of loss is linked to guilt. Also, you should ask yourself what the misplaced object means to you.
If it is you who is lost, it symbolizes the beginning of a new life phase and expresses your nervousness about leaving behind what has so far been familiar. However, this meaning may be the reverse: in reality you do not know which direction to take. In such moments of utter confusion, it is advisable to go along setting small goals and gradually achieving them.
Losing something cautions that you may be cut with a sharp object by accident.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
(Defeat; Depression) Losing a fight in a dream means joy. Losing a fight in a dream also could mean vanquishing one’s enemy if they are compatible. Otherwise, the winner of a fight is a dream denotes the loser in wakefulness.
Not being able to find your car may represent losing your connection to your body, reflecting that you frequently may be too spaced out and ungrounded. Not having a car in a dream may prevent you from finding your way home to wholeness.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If you lose something in your dream, this suggests that you have become distracted in waking life and have lost sight of what really matters. Ask yourself what it is you have lost and what it may symbolize. It may be an opportunity, a relationship, a way of thinking or even your own identity. Do you no longer feel as if you belong somewhere? Alternatively, the image may be a symbol of something that is missing from your life that you never had in the first place. For example, if you lost your car, you may have lost a sense of direction; if you lost money, you may feel you’ve lost your self-confidence or something you value about yourself; if you lost your key, have you forgotten a solution to a problem or perhaps the key to self-knowledge? If you simply can’t work out what significance your lost object has to you, it might help to do a free association exercise (write down the first 10 or so words that immediately come to mind in relation to that symbol) to decipher the lost object’s symbolism, to decipher what it is that you need to find.
If you dream that you are recovering lost property, the nature of the property recovered, together with the feelings of relief and joy it brings, will indicate the focus of your dream. For example, if you recover your purse, this is linked to identity and a renewed sense of self.
If you recover your wallet, this is linked to finances. Do you now feel in a stronger position? If you recover a camera are you trying to hold on to memories or seeking a false sense of security? If you recover lost clothes are you seeking a new self image? If you recover shoes are you recovering your footing? If you recover your lost phone are you re-establishing communication with some one?... The Element Encyclopedia
When this dream occurs review what are the truly “precious” and “important” things that you want to take with you and decide what you can safely let go of to allow space for new growth.
• Dreaming of losing things tends to reflect a life that is so overwhelming you’ve lost sight of what’s important to you. Your dreaming mind is left to process the personal frustrations that you haven’t dealt with because you’ve been too ‘frantic’ or anxious.
• This dream can be resolved by addressing the balance of your daily activities.... The Premier in Dream Dictionary
The symbolism is similar to CLARIFICATION, given its allusion to purification, discarding all that is waste or negative. Also, depending on the particular case, it represents the desire to lose weight. A dream in which you dramatically lose weight may signal some physical ailment.
Seeing yourself too thin in dreams is a sad omen of legal scandals.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
For a woman to dream she has lost her wedding-ring, signifies she has but small love for her husband; but if she dreams she has found it again, it is a sign her love is not wholly lost And if a man dream of losing his shoes, and then his feet are bare, if he be of a sanguine complexion, it signifies be shall meet with reproaches, especially if be dreams it in the first day of the new moon.... The Complete Dream Book
To dream of scissors is an unlucky omen; wives will be jealous and distrustful of their husbands, and sweethearts will quarrel and nag each other into crimination and recrimination. Dulness will overcast business horizons.
To dream that you have your scissors sharpened, denotes that you will work to do that which will be repulsive to your feelings.
To break them, there will be quarrels, and probable separations for you.
To lose them, you will seek to escape from unpleasant tasks.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Clippers; Shears) In a dream, scissors mean slander and causing harm to someone’s reputation without regard for the truth. Scissors in a dream also represent a legal guardian who discerns between true and false. Holding a pair of scissors in a dream means delivering a brother for one’s first born son, or having two businesses feeding one another, unless if one is unmarried, then holding a pair of scissors, or a nail clipper in a dream means getting married.
If one sees a pair of scissors falling from the skies in a dream, they represent the scissors of destiny and the end of his life in this world. Clipping people’s beards in a dream means backbiting them.
A pair of scissors in a dream also represents business partners. Sheep shearing with a pair of scissors in a dream means prosperity. Holding a pair of scissors in a dream also means a dispute that requires a judge or a mediator.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Cutting remarks; cynicism, sharp tongue; anger, fear of or feelings about castration (female castration expresses in cutting off breasts)—the cutting off of developing sexual characteristics in body and mind; sometimes refers to separation or independence, as in cutting umbilical cord, or death; cutting something or someone out of one’s life; cutting off or cutting out feelings. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
An intellectual process and separation (something is being cut off). Also it often points to the repression of aggression. According to psychoanalysis, the scissors, like all stabbing objects, are a symbol for masculine sexuality. Scissors may also be a more threatening symbol against masculinity, since they are used to cut something off—castration.
Folklore: Warning false friends.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- Scissors in dreams suggest the idea of cutting the non-essential out of our lives. This may be feelings we do not think arc appropriate, emotions that we cannot handle, or mental trauma which needs to be excised.
The type of scissors may also be important to the dreamer. Kitchen scissors would, for instance, be more utilitarian than surgical scissors which would suggest the necessity to be more precise. Scissors can also suggest a sharp, hurtful tongue or cutting remarks.
2- Dreaming of sharpening scissors suggests that we need to be more precise in our communication, whereas using blunt scissors suggests that we are likely to create a problem through speaking too bluntly.
To dream of a hairdresser using scissors signifies our fear of losing strength and status.
3- Spiritually scissors can have an ambivalent meaning. They can cut the Thread of Life, but can also represent unity and the coming together of the spiritual and physical.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
A pair of scissors may appear as an instrument for cutting psychological or emotional ties. Perhaps you may need to cut the threads of an old relationship in order to let go of unfulfilled desires. Cutting hair may represent cutting off your personal power. Cutting fabric may comment on preparation for a new form, such as a new identity or career... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Looking at a pair of scissors: when two people fight and you get in the middle, guess who gets hurt! Both will turn on you! The dream also indicates an impending separation caused by a woman. In a man’s dream, cutting with scissors means a relationship with a woman is ending.
Depth Psychology: In men’s dreams, scissors often have to do with a fear of castration or impotence. Generally speaking, scissors mean losing a loved one, but it might also be a call to end a relationship at last. Scissors also stand for irony, sarcasm, and harsh criticism that you yourself are guilty of, or that others use toward you. In scissors dreams, other symbols have great meaning.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of scissors signify that you are undergoing a change and transformation. Consider the feeling tone to discern whether or not you are attempting to cut someone or something out of your life. See Knife and Integration Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: Scissors in dreams suggest the idea of cutting the non-essential out of our lives. This may be feelings we do not think are appropriate, emotions that we cannot handle, or mental trauma that needs to be excised.
To dream of a hairdresser using scissors signifies our fear of losing strength and status.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: Scissors can also suggest a sharp, hurtful tongue or cutting remarks.
Dreaming of sharpening scissors suggests that we need to be more precise in our communication, whereas using blunt scissors suggests that we are likely to create a problem through speaking too bluntly.
The type of scissors may also be important. Kitchen scissors would, for instance, be more utilitarian than surgical scissors, which would suggest the necessity to be more precise. Consult the entries for kitchen, surgery and thread for further clarification.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Scissors, as such, featured in a dream are thought to portend a broken relationship; but to use scissors signifies that you can outwit a jealous competitor by prompt action.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Cut out or get rid of what is no longer beneficial to growth. Fear of being cut by scissors means we are afraid of cutting ourselves off from part of the self. Cutting a picture or message out of a book or magazine means wanting to keep something that is meaningful to us, whether idea or ideal, and make it part of the reality of our lives.... The Dream Books Symbols
The presence of scissors in dreams indicates that you want to make an end to or shorten a relationship, activity, or aspect of yourself. Despite that it indicates that you possess an energetic and decisive spirit, you should end the situation as soon as possible, as it could already notably harm you. Although it is not a frequent dream, scissors can also express the start of a team-work project.
Dream tradition interprets dreams about scissors as enemies that will cause you pain. However, in the case that the scissors are clean and shiny, you have nothing to fear.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A dream that emphasizes scissors can have a variety of different meanings. Scissors can be used in construction or in destruction. We could be cutting the umbilical cord (asserting our independence) or cutting ourselves off from someone.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia