Dreams Starting With D
Daffodil - A dream of a daffodil is symbolic of a new beginning in your life. It represents happiness and reformation whether it is in a new venture or a new outlook and aspiration of bettering yourself. When it appears wilted or dead it means you have gained knowledge which gave you a sense of maturity and a feeling of being older and more enlightened. You should pay close attention to whether you are giving or receiving a daffodil because if you give one it means you need to let go of whoever you love. Try to think of your relationship, are you feeling the love or are you only giving? The love is not and would never be returned since they do not feel the same way about you.
Daisy - Seeing a daisy in your dream is similar to a daffodil. When in a dream, daises denote innocence in love and the start of relationships; they are reflective of pride in your feminine side, renewal and purity. If you look around and surrounding by daisies whether you are running or walking, you are going to be offered aid with your problems, fortune is in your favor. If you are plucking petals it symbolizes innocence in love. When you receive daisies, you feel pretty while giving daisies to someone defines them as a representative to someone you have a crush on or is the person you have a crush on. Then again, receiving a bouquet could mean that you’ve lost someone’s love.
Dancing – Dancing in a dream is a celebration of independence, life and living in the present. Dreaming of dancing alone indicates you feel complete and free sometimes even in your sensuality and sexuality. If you are dancing with someone it represents your feelings of joyfulness and safety in a relationship whether it is companion or intimate. If you are in the lead it means you are in control and in charge but be careful not to be too forceful. Nevertheless if you are stepping on someone’s feet or dancing uncomfortably, this represents awkwardness of a situation or relationship which may not be working very well. If you have an audience or in a group of people to dance for, you are on the stage, let loose! Use all these feelings of celebration in dance in your walking life, “let your footloose!”
Dandelion – To dream of a dandelion is like seeing a rose through its thorn, they represent joyous places. It means that you’ve turned a bad situation around to the best of your abilities and you are content with things. Giving these pretty weeds represents an understanding of someone or a person who they represent. Whereas receiving dandelions means you look at your relationship with the person who gave you them, or someone who they represent, as a realist. Dandelions can be seen as ugly weeds which need to be eliminated and so dreaming of spraying them would mean getting rid of the imperfections in your life. While blowing on dandelions, suggests that you want to save time want time and wishes it slows down. However, eating them is not a good sign, it means you need to be wary of your health or you will suffer.
Dandruff - A dream of dandruff is a sign of being ashamed whether it is something in particular or you just suffer with lack of confidence in yourself. You are conscious of it and alarmed that people may find humor in your humiliation. On the other hand, when you notice it on another person it symbolizes a feeling of superiority but empathy over that person and so you help try to be of assistance to him or her.
Danger - Usually when you dream about danger, your subconscious is trying to warn you about something. Your unconscious mind is very powerful and intuitive so it picks up on certain things in your life that you may not understand in reality. This is why it releases it when you are sleeping and so dreaming of danger has a purpose which can scare or excite you but be aware of it. When your dream of danger is frightening it means your unconscious is warning you to be cautious in your walking life and pay attention to things even if it is not as striking as in your dreams. If you dream about taking an adventure with exciting danger which makes you ecstatic or even escape from the danger, it means you are yearning for some risk taking and you crave more of a thrill in your walking life. You may have sensed something is about to happen while being conscious and you anticipate the adventure whether it be personal or a promotion at work. Dreaming about witnessing another person in danger you are attentive to the fact that the person needs you to offer your help or you must save him or her, indicates you have a hunch that someone is really in danger. Conversely, when the person is in danger but you are useless and unable to assist that person in peril, it represents anxiety in your walking life. You are a pessimist and scared that something bad is about to happen and you feel worried or maybe hopeless about the situation and your future.
Dangerous Person- When you dream about someone who is a threat to you, the important thing is how you counter or the way you act towards that person. If someone pursues or attacks you it means the person symbolizes a problem which is troubling you. When you flee from a dangerous person you are content that you are able to work out a current problem. If you are in an intimate relationship with a dangerous person, it means you yearn for adventure and thrill to challenge you while being conscious. When you are the dangerous person in your dream, it means your unconscious is telling you to face whatever thought you’ve contemplating and stop holding it back, just let it out. While dreaming of someone you are close with as a dangerous person is a hunch that they may no longer be trustworthy or you believe they are dishonest or masking a secret from you. Dreaming of a relative or companion being assaulted indicates your feeling of responsibility of that person’s well being and it has been causing you distress.
Darkness – A shady dream can be a disguise or mask for many things but usually signifies fractions of yourself that are a mystery to you, just something you ignored or failure in some project. You should be aware of your response to these things which appear dark in your dream because dreaming of darkness has a purpose and it can mean something you are uninformed about that frightens you or you may not be ready to face it or simply something thrilling. Your dream would either prepare you if you, dream of courageous exploration which shows you are positive and set, or prove that you are fearful about something strange, by dreaming about dwindling or being anxious in darkness, to face a new discovery or transformation. Dreaming of someone being lost in darkness means you need to learn to control your emotions while dreaming that you are lost in the darkness means you cannot find light; you are insecure, lonely and sad but if you stay there examining, you are unclear about tasks ahead.
Darts and Dartboards - The game of darts in your dream indicates a task that you are currently working on, stop living in fear of failure and reach for your goals. You will know how well your ambitions are going depending on whether you hit a bull’s eye or you miss the dartboard. However, if you just see darts being thrown it could mean someone is out to hurt you emotionally or you feel bad about hurting someone’s feelings.
Dating – To dream of dating is symbolic to an aspiration of trying out something new or making a change without worrying about it in reality, sort of like an escape from your real world and learning about different aspects of yourself. When it is pleasing to you, you are conducting a trial or a rehearsal to be prepared for something you are thinking about altering or an actual date. If the dating in your dream develops into sex all the time, it means that you have become zealous at whatever new project you have embarked on. If the dating in your dream is not enjoyable it represents an adjustment you are not willing to face. You should also pay attention to the numbers or the day of the date, if it was present in the dream, because it may serve a purpose in reality or may represent a past activity.
Daughter - Do you have a daughter? Well your daughter needs you to show her interest or needs some parental guidance if you dream about her. If you do not have a daughter but dream of one, think of yourself as the daughter because she represents your youthfulness. Pay attention to your attitude in particular in the dream since it would tell you whether it means you need guidance or you are receiving too much guidance which could cause rebellious behavior.
Dead Animal- The meaning of a dead animal in your dream could mean having worried thoughts, being disconnected with the world, being in control of your life or losing a more innocent part of yourself. An animal’s life is meaningful and so dreaming of a dead one could mean the end of something important to you or being separated from reality. While the killing of an animal in your dream represents that you have acquired the skills needed to control something but you are not ready to make the move just yet to do so. Dreaming of your real pet’s death would mean your sorrow over something in your reality and witnessing the killing of an animal shows disappointment in the world.
Dead Body - A dead body in your dream is a thought that you have chosen to ignore. If the body comes revives and comes back to life it means that the thought is trying to surface itself in your conscious mind. However, if you admit responsibility and grieve over what has happened in your dream, you are ready to get rid of the thought and move on.
Dead End- Precisely what a dead end means is what your dream is trying to tell you, you are taking a wrong direction in life and it isn’t working so you should try taking a new direction and look at your options.
Deaf- If you are deaf in a dream it means that you are putting up a wall to someone, you are unwilling and refuse to listen to what the person has to say also you may already feel alone in the world or you are putting up walls. On the other hand, if you encounter and talk with a deaf person it indicates that you need to try new ways of communicating for someone to understand your views.
Death- Depending on the context of the “death” in the dream it can mean more than one thing but do not be alarmed death is usually a positive symbol. Whether you see your own death, somebody close to you or a stranger, death in a dream does not mean actual death, it symbolizes a drastic change or making a turn in your life and letting go of the past. 1) When you dream of a close relative, friend of pet’s death it indicates that you will face important transformations. It can also mean you may be missing a certain aspect that you like about them or on the other hand whatever they represent is no longer a part of your life. Similarly dreaming of the death of a wild animal suggests that you have learnt to control your wilder nature. 2) Upon waking if you feel distressed about the person’s death, you could be predicting change in their life or the person they represent. 3) If you dream you are faking to be dead it implies that you want to start a new and make transformations in your life. 4) Dreaming that you die means that you’ve already started to make personal transformations and creating positive change in your life. 5) Dreaming of a ghost that came back to talk to you could be a message the person is trying to tell you. Likewise dreaming of an encounter with a figure of death unlocks the forces of transformation for you in the spirit world. Alternately death in a dream can have a negative meaning where you may be trapped in a negative relationship or some situation is causing you distress and you feel like you cannot escape in your walking life.
Debit card - To dream of a debit card represents your convenience to your friends and family.
Debts- When in debt in a dream it may symbolize anxiety and stress in some area of your life. Whether it is personal or something to do with business, dreaming of debt means that something is causing you to struggle and worry. If you dream of causing someone debt or loaning money from someone it could also mean that you are being a burden to that person or someone they represent.
Decadence – Decadent behavior could be described as self indulging attitudes or some form of immoral action towards something or someone so as to contribute to the loss of innocence. As such, the meaning of decadence would rely on each individual’s personal views. One may think that seducing a woman in a committed relationship would be decadence while other people would say binging on some form of food to satisfy a craving is decadence. For whatever you believe to be decadence, if you are the one being decadent it means you have problems with your behavior and you fear you let it out. Consequently it plays out in your dream instead of when you are in your conscious state, like a movie just for enjoyment. However, if you enjoy it in your dream it means that you need to let some of it out in your walking life, have a bit of fun and loosen up on yourself a bit. Be careful though because if you are trying to control an addiction and your addiction is letting loose in your dream, make sure it is controlled there as well because it is trying to get out of your subconscious and into your reality. Also someone else may be trying to persuade you to do something in your conscious state which you may not be comfortable with, your dream would let you know whether you are strong enough to handle it or not. If you have superiority and self control you do not need to worry but if you struggle with the thought of the person’s actions of decadence in your dream, you need to stand up and make sure you know what you want.
Decapitation - Whether you are being decapitated in your dream or someone else is, decapitation in a dream has to do with not having sensible thoughts. If you are being decapitated, start using your brain to think and see the light in situations, don’t be careless and start thinking before you act.
Deer – A deer is a very gentle creature and to dream of one would mean you should pay more attention to your environment. You may be chasing a deer in your dream to escape the hostilities of humanity and get in touch closely with the natural beauty of nature in reality. A deer also is very feminine and could mean your emotions as a woman such as sensitivity. Communicating with a deer in your dream could bring out these emotions or if your replace the second “e” represent your feelings towards someone “dear” to you. When you dream of a black deer it means that you are not trying to hinder or shun your feminine qualities. If you feel guilty about shooting a deer it could represent someone you’ve taken advantage of or even your feelings of vulnerability. Now, dreaming of running over a deer with a car means you have a big obstruction ahead.
Deformity: Deformity of yourself in a dream represents your thoughts of yourself not being normal or a part of you which you think looks different to everyone else. However deformity of someone symbolizes what you’ve chosen to ignore in yourself that is hindering your performance in life.
Dementia – Seeing dementia in your dream denotes your mission to be able to provide for those who are dependent on you before you are unable to do so for even yourself. If you have Dementia you are afraid of forgetting important details.
Demons - When you dream of demons, it does not necessarily mean that you are possessed. Contrary to what many may think, seeing demons in your dream are a symbol of pessimism, misery or even the evil side of yourself. However, if you are possessed in your dream it is a sign of critical defenselessness.
Dentist – Dreaming of any form of surgery done to the mouth represents an attempt to fix troubles that you may have communicating whether it be because of anxiety or your appearance. The dentist is symbolic of what repairs need to be done to stop these concerns and problems.
Depression: Are you happy in your walking life and constantly dreaming being depressed? This is because when you dream of depression you do not necessarily need to be depressed, you could just be looking for a way out of your errands. If you look at what is depressing you in your dream and could relate it back to your reality, then you may answer what responsibility is annoying you or even causing you depression that you could not understand before. However, dreaming of someone else being depressed could indicate your own depression that you do not want to admit to while it could mean that someone is actually depressed and they need your help to persevere.
Deprivation - Hopefully you’d follow your dream and help someone if you see them being deprived of something in your dream. On the other hand, if you dream of being deprived of something get over it, because you are envious or angry about something you’ve given up or something you cannot have that you know someone else has.
Desert – Deserts are symbols for bad luck or lack something whether it is companionship or hope. Roaming the desert can stand for being deserted or alone without any purpose in life but if you feel the adventure and excitement in it, it signifies your yearning for a new experience.
Desk: A desk in your dream means you need to evaluate your problems not only in your life but rather you look at prospects at work and the management of your finances. Now if the desk is cluttered it means you are disorganized in your life and are unable to manage your finances. Alternatively, a neat desk means you are doing well at work, a promotion may even be in order! Make sure it looks neat and not empty because if it is empty it means you are not fulfilling your expectations at work or even you are suffering with problems financially. If that’s the case then try discovering what you are about or what you like but do not hesitate because you may dream of someone else’s desk in another dream which would prove that you are not self-assured.
Dessert - Desserts and what we try to avoid in a health conscience society and so having a dream of them are representative of temptation and a push to enjoy a bit of the good things in reality, in some cases it could mean guilt for being greedy or indulging in fattening foods. Pay attention to whether you are satisfied at the end or whether you in fact even had the dessert. If you have not eaten them and it does not affect you it means that you have gotten rid of a habit, however if you seem to feel depressed because you cannot eat it, it may mean you are missing out on an opportunity or you are being too harsh with your diet.
Destruction - You may need to make changes in your life that are causing you problems because signs of destruction in your dream, in whatever form it may come in, it means you need to burn the old and start afresh. Depending on if you are starting, viewing or caught in the destruction would tell you your position on the transformations in your life. Starting would mean you have control over it, you want to do it! While viewing it would denote you have no power over it while being caught in it means you are lost and confused with anxiety of what’s going on.
Detective – A detective represents mystery in your walking life whether you are trying to solve a problem or discover yourself. If you are a detective it means you are doing it on your own it means you are discovering new mysteries about yourself. If you hire a detective it means you need help with something but if the detective is asking you questions it symbolizes you are guilty about something and you think someone knows about it.
Detour - Seeing a detour in your dream signifies a detour in your real life. You have encountered some problem that is going to postpone you but you will still get where you want to go, you just have to find your way around it.
Devil - Dreaming of a devil could represent conflicts you are having with yourself; it may be negativity, guilt or worrying about a situation. These feelings come out in your dream in the form of the devil. The devil could also symbolize someone who has influenced you to do things that you do not like.
Diamond – Like in your waking life, diamonds are symbolic of commitment and wealth and sometimes pride. If you receive a diamond ring or piece of jewelry it means you are ready for commitment but if the diamonds are loose it means you are not ready or you are going to be facing some difficulties in your relationship or even finances. If you are pretending you have diamonds in your dream when in fact they are false it means you are not being yourself in reality.
Diet – Being on a diet in your dream means you are not satisfied in your appearance or you feel restricted in life. On the other hand dreaming of dieting could mean that you want to break free and rebel a bit in society to get rid of things you think are not good for you.
Digging – If you are digging in your dream it means that you are diligently looking to find something that you want to use to solve your problems. Whether it is truth or trying to find the solution to something, digging symbolizes that you are going to work hard for the answer. If you find something whether it be treasure or just an object it means that you would soon find an answer. It may also refer to someone or something you like or “digging.” However, if your hole is filled with water, it means that your efforts would never be fruitful no matter your efforts.
Dinner – Dreaming of having dinner alone represents your independence or you may be feeling lonely and need to develop some social skills. If you are having dinner with your family or with other people it means you have a good social life. Conversely not having dinner would mean you are starving yourself from experiencing life and making yourself happy whether it be nourishing yourself mentally, emotionally or spiritually.
Dirt - Dirt is symbolic of mistakes that may cause you dishonor or suspicious behavior that you are trying to conceal. If someone is throwing dirt on you it means they are saying things to bring you down, if you are washing off dirt it means a new beginning.
Disappearing - If you are disappearing in your dream it means fear being alone and you are worried that the people you love would leave you on your own. You feel unappreciated and that things you do go unnoticed, you somewhat already feel invisible in the world. However, if someone else is disappearing you probably have lost communication with that person or they are no longer a part of your life. Also it may mean a loss of a specific quality or feeling you have towards someone.
Disappointment – Your dream serves as an outlet for this feeling because you may not let it out in your waking life. Whether it is disappointing yourself or someone else in your dream, it means that you are actually disappointed in yourself.
Disaster – Disaster in your dream represents your fear and worry for your future or fear for change. Otherwise, be a bit cautious because it may be a predictive dream and it could happen in your life.
Disease - Dreaming of having a disease does not necessarily mean that you actually have the disease. Diseases in your dream, cancer, AIDs, heart disease or the flu, indicate anxiety about a situation or fear that you have about actually getting the disease. It could also be a predictive dream where your unconscious is warning about the illness since you may not be conscious about the symptoms. 1) If you dream about a sexually transmitted disease you may be feeling uneasy about your sexual activity. 2) When you dream of having a heart problem whether you have a heart attack or stroke as well it symbolizes your heartbreaks. 3) Dreaming of having cancer symbolizes an actual person or thing that is causing you to be uneasy. 4) If you are having dreams of plagues or flu of some sort it could mean you anxious about the state of the world or maybe a change in your life. 5) Dreaming of someone else having a disease could mean you are worried about that person or there is an actual problem with your health.
Disguise - Why are you hiding or carrying on with a false persona? When you dream of being disguised it means you refuse to face reality or come to terms with things in your life. If someone else is disguised in your dream it indicates they are being someone they are really not and you have started to realize it.
Dishes - Dishes are symbolic of who you are and your attitude and perception of society. Alternately it could mean that you are “dishing” people out of your life or even someone you are interested in if you dream of having an enjoyable plate of food. If the dishes are dirty you feel down and depressed about situations, otherwise if clean it means you are satisfied. While having many dishes stacked would mean that you have been quite successful in your financial endeavors or making the best out of situations. If you are fed up of routines and you dream of washing dishes it means you want to make a move and make some changes. Dreaming of breaking, throwing or broken dishes indicate anger towards someone or having feelings of regret about mistakes.
Diving – Dreaming of diving into water means that you want to plunge into something that would please you, if the water is clean it means you have overcome come problems and you feel content. Conversely, dreaming of diving into muddy water means you feel stuck and worried about an obstacle you have come across. Otherwise, similar to digging, it could mean that you are looking to find a solution to a predicament. If you witness someone else diving in your dream, it suggests your attractions towards another individual in your waking life. Dreaming of animals diving in your dream is a release of your sexual tension which you have concealed.
Divorce - A dream of you having a divorce signifies your fear of being alone or fear of being alone or just the fact that you are unsatisfied with your current relationship and need to make some changes. Divorce is symbolic of changes and a transitional phase in your life or relationship. Dreaming of someone’s finished divorce means you haven’t recovered from something that has affected you yet. On the other hand, dreaming of someone who isn’t even in a relationship getting a divorce means you are sensing a change for that person.
Doctor – Dreaming of a doctor requires your attention and you should go and get a second opinion from an actual doctor because it could mean an actual health condition or a need for healing in some part of your life. However, if you are the doctor it means that you are able to help others with their problems.
Doll – Dreaming of a doll symbolizes childhood innocence and light-hearted fun. Playing with dolls or a doll coming to life would represent denying or trying to escape adulthood or the responsibilities that come with it. It can also mean immaturity with communication whether it is with the different states of mind or with the opposite sex.
Dolphin - Pay close attention to dolphin dreams due to a very important message being sent from the unconscious mind to the conscious mind. Dolphins in a dream represent trust and a religious guidance through a difficult time in one’s life. Swimming with dolphins in a dream symbolizes positive aura in your life. If the dolphin is trying to communicate to you, pay close attention to the message it is trying to tell you something. To see a dead dolphin suggests that there’s an end to a good relationship.
Doughnuts - Seeing a doughnut in a dream means that you are missing the point of a situation, something is not complete. Doughnuts can also represent gluttony and greed. If you are eating a doughnut it means you are fulfilling your needs.
Dove - A dove is a very important dream symbol because it represents strength and tranquility. Doves tend to serve a very important symbol in your dream because it might be sending you a message from another realm.
If you see a dove soaring high in the air flying, you will break free from any burdens you are experiencing in your life.
Dragon - A dragon symbolizes strength and strong will that is embedded in your soul. If the dragon is attacking you, you have to face a major obstacle in your life that seems impossible to meet. If you win a battle with a dragon it means you are going to overcome a fear that’s been bothering you.
Dragons also represent powerful aspects about yourself that are useful to you in your walking life.
Drain – To see a drain in your dream suggests that you may be feeling drained from a certain situation in your present life. You might want to take a close look to see what factors are bringing you down. If you noticed that the drain is clogged it means that something is blocking you from moving forward in a situation in your life. If you lose an object in a drain, it means that you are unable to get back what you lost. Pay close attention to the item that went down the drain due to it serving an important message. On the other hand if the drain is clear, it means that there’s a free flow of emotions.
Drawing - Drawing in a dream indicates your creative abilities that you may not show in your walking life.
Drawing could also mean a draw in an argument or dispute.
Dreaming in a dream: Although it is a very bizarre experience, it is not uncommon to have a dream within a dream. You are able to discover new levels of your unconscious mind and breaking barriers through different stages. To see yourself dreaming in a dream represents a lack of awareness in your walking life.
To dream of waking up from a dream means that you are exploring new dimensions of the depth of your unconscious.
Drinking - When you drink any liquid in your dream it means that you are refreshing your awareness and understanding. It is possible if you are dehydrated your body will let you know through your unconscious that it requires liquid.
Drinking alcohol suggests that you need to escape life and experience some thrill or adventure.
Driver’s license or ID card: Seeing your driver’s license or id card represents your search to understand yourself. Losing the ID card would mean you are trying to be someone else.
Dropping – Dropping things in your dream symbolizes that you need to let go of something or someone. You need to look at what is being dropped and see what it means it you. It could be a friendship or an assignment that you are neglecting.
Drought – Dreaming of drought is symbolic of you putting up a wall to your emotions which may be caused by a lack of intimacy.
On the hand drought can also mean that you are dehydrated and your unconscious is trying to wake you to quench your thirst.
Drowning – In a dream it is the total opposite of drought, it means you are drowning with emotions and they have become too much to bare. If someone is trying to drown you then you need to examine your associations in life and see which one is causing you distress or a vast amount of emotions.
If you dream of someone else is drowning it represents some loss of your emotions or characteristics also that someone needs your help with emotional support.
*Drugs: Illegal drugs
Drum - Playing drums in your dreams means you are finding yourself and starting to get the ball rolling on what needs to be done to get your life in order.
To listen to a drum in your dream represents your aspirations and goals that are being let loose.
Drunk - Being drunk in your dream means that your actions are thoughtless you are trying to run away from reality.
Duck - Dreaming of ducks is symbolic to family life, child bearing and intimacy. Eating a duck in your dream means you desire someone sexually while seeing one represents your fruitfulness at home and the fact that you are able to conceive a child.
Dynamite - Seeing dynamite in your dream is a threat and something or someone is about to tick you off and you are going to blow up.