Meaning of Dreams: Words beginning with D
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Seeing a dinosaur in your dream can be a representation of how far you’ve come so far if you feel positive in your dream. This can suggest that you’ve been steadily growing and evolving recently. This can suggest that you are great at adapting to your surroundings.
If a dream mood is negative, this could suggest that your views are worn out or outdated. If a dinosaur picture is on an object in your dream, then this could suggest that this item is obsolete.
See Animal* for further dream symbolism.
Dionysus is the god of wine and fertility. Often, this dream figure can represent your sexual or otherwise deviant feelings. This could suggest that you wish that your sex life was more active or exciting than it is in your waking life. You may want more out of your sex life than you are getting.
This dream may also be a sign that you should drink less alcohol.
To dream of getting a diploma can suggest that you feel like you have accomplished something important in your waking life. The diploma in your dream is a representation of a reward that you think you deserve.
To dream of seeing or being a diplomat can suggest that you face a problem in your waking life, or that you will face in your near future, that you will need to handle carefully. Make sure that you take the time to think through this problem before you act.
To give directions in a dream can suggest that you feel powerful in your waking life. You have some level of authority over the people around you and a feeling that you are in control of your own life. Just make sure that you do not abuse your powers, or your future outcome will be bleak.
To be given directions in a dream have opposite meanings depending on the mood of the dream. If you accept your directions with a positive mood, then this can suggest that you are great at taking criticism and applying it to your life. If the dream mood is bad, this dream could tell you that you need to learn from your past mistakes not to repeat them.
To dream that you see a director can suggest that you desire to control yourself or something else. This dream is here to encourage you to take control of your own life, even if it may be difficult.
To see dirt outside is a good sign. This suggests that your near future will be spent in good health. If you play your cards right, you are sure to feel lucky for a short time.
To have dirt on your clothes or body is a bad sign. This can predict that your habits are unhygienic and that you will become sick because of them.
Being dirty in a dream can correlate with feeling dirty in your waking life. This dream may suggest that you have unclean thoughts. If you are a religious person, this may be caused by sinning or doing other immoral acts. It is not only bad actions that can cause these dreams but also bad thoughts. Your anger, deviant sexual thoughts, or thoughts or actions of deceiving or causing harm to someone could be the cause of this dream term.
See Dirt* if it applies to your dream.
To dream that you have a disability if you do in your waking life does not have much dream symbolism.
To dream that you have a disability when you do not have one in your waking life can suggest that you feel limited in your waking life. You may feel like someone else makes all of your important decisions for you.
This dream could also suggest that your self-esteem is low at the moment. You may be ashamed or disappointed in some part of yourself. You may feel like you are not as good as you could be.
Looking up the part of your body that the disability affects or the name of the disability (ex: blind, deaf) can also provide you with additional dream symbolism.
To know that someone has disappeared, even if you didn’t see it, can represent the idea that thoughts can seem to enter your mind and then leave without a trace spontaneously. Depending on your dream’s mood, this term could be suggesting that you need to focus your energy on these thoughts before they leave or that these thoughts should be ignored since they are to go away soon anyway.
To see something can suggest that there is some quality to the object or something that the object represents that you do not like. This could suggest that you are ignoring the quality that this object stands for in your waking life. Depending on the dream’s mood, this can be a sign that you should continue to ignore this quality or start to pay attention to it.
To dream that you have been disappointed by someone can reflect the disappointments you feel in your waking life. This dream can encourage you to face the disappointments in your life, not to continue to be disappointing. Finding an outlet or a way to change can make all of the difference.
To dream of disapproval can suggest that your self-confidence is low. You may be feeling that you are not good enough or like something is wrong with you. This dream can bring a person down, but it can also be an encouraging sign. This dream is a sign that now is the time to change yourself for the better so that you do not need to feel this way any longer.
To dream that you are involved in any disaster is a bad sign. This dream can predict that bad luck is coming your way. If you are alone in your dream, then this can suggest that your bad luck will have to do with business. If you are with others, then your bad luck is likely to affect your social life. If you know the people in your dream with you, then your dream may predict a problem with your relationship with the person in your dream.
To dream that you are being disciplined can suggest that you waste your time in your waking life. If you are an independent adult, then there are not many people around who can actually discipline you. It would help if you learned to discipline yourself and keep on track with your goals.
To dream that you are disciplining someone else can suggest that you need to be more active in the lives of the people you care about. This could suggest that you need to give direction to someone who does not know how to lead their life in a good way.
This dream could also represent pent up anger towards someone you want to hurt or towards someone who has hurt you in the past.
To hear disco music, or dance to it, in a dream can suggest that you need to get out and become more sociable. It would help if you found more creative ways to express yourself. This will likely help you to become a happier person.
To dream that you discover something in a dream can predict that you are about to start a new project in your waking life or enter into a new phase of your life.
This dream could also represent the feeling of discovering a new aspect of your personality or that you’ve found a new hobby that you are interested in.
To dream that you are afflicted with some disease can suggest that you are dealing with relationship problems in your waking life, likely with a family member. If this is not the case, then this could be a prediction that you will become ill shortly.
To feel disgraceful or to be called “disgraceful” in a dream can be a representation of your feelings in your waking life. This dream could be pointing out that you have not been acting following your waking life’s moral values recently. You may feel like you have not been putting in your best effort recently. You may see yourself deviating from the norm, and this could easily make anyone feel uncomfortable. Acting how you feel you are supposed to can stop your awkward feelings in your dreams and waking life.
Wearing a disguise in your dream can be a representation of your need for privacy or secrecy. There are likely parts of your personality that you don’t want others to know. Wearing the disguise in your dream can suggest that you are trying to hide or change your outer self so that others do not question what is going on in your head. You may feel like you are playing a part if you are not true to yourself. If this dream has a sinister tone to it, then this could suggest that hiding your true feelings is making people feel like you are deceiving them.
To see similar symbolism, look up Costume*.
To feel disgusted in your dream can suggest that you are uncomfortable with some part of your personality. You may feel like you want to change, but you may not know how you should go about changing. You may be rejecting change in fear that it will result in a worse version of yourself instead of a better one.
Seeing or handling dishes in a dream is a good sign, especially if they are clean and shiny. This dream can either represent how successful you feel in your waking life at the moment, or it can also be seen as a prediction that shows that you will be successful shortly.
To break dishes in a dream is a bad sign. This dream term can suggest that you will pass by an opportunity for advancement or general success. If this is the case in your dream, then it is best to watch out for yourself and upcoming opportunities so that you do not pass up potential success.
To dream of a dishwasher suggests that you have some problems that you need cleaning up. Face your issues head-on so that you can get over them and resolve them faster. Once you get in the habit of doing this, you are bound to become faster at resolving your issues–much like using a dishwasher is easier than washing dishes by hand.
To use disinfectant in a dream can suggest that you feel the need to cleanse yourself from your past deeds. This could be a suggestion from your subconscious trying to tell you to make a fresh start in your life.
To dream that you have lost inheritance for one reason or another in a dream can suggest that you will come into an unfavorable social status shortly or come into an argument with your family. Even though it may not be enjoyable, the best way to end this drama is to do something that makes your family happy, even if it does not make you happy in the short term.
Since the disk is in the shape of a circle, it can represent coming “full circle,” the “circle of life,” and any other cyclical moment. This likely has to do with technology or entertainment coming full circle.
See Circle* for further dream symbolism.
To dream that you or someone else is losing a limb is always a bad sign. This dream can suggest that it feels like you are missing part of yourself. This dream may be trying to tell you that there is a void in your life that you need to fill. Looking up what body part is missing may give you clues about what is missing in your life.
This dream can also suggest that you are about to make a large change in your life, and it is bound to be painful (emotionally or physically) for a short time, but later the change will benefit you in ways you likely can’t even imagine now.
To dream that you are disobeying someone in a dream can suggest that you are going against your own moral values in your waking life. You are acting like a person who you do not want to become. This dream can sign that you need to use logic and do what is right for yourself, not just what feels good at the moment.
This dream can also suggest that you are holding back emotions in your waking life. You may be nervous about expressing yourself to others, and because of that, you may even be hiding your true feelings from yourself.
See Argument* for dream symbolism
To dissect something in a dream can suggest that you feel the need to look further into a situation or idea. Sometimes this natural urge of curiosity can be a great tool that can help you to become a more intelligent and learned person. However, if you go sticking your nose where it doesn’t belong or digging into gossip instead of fact, then you are likely to find yourself becoming hurt (emotionally or physically) in the process of finding new information. In this way, digging into a subject can be as painful as dissection.
To see something dissolve in your dream can suggest that you need to let something from your waking life go. It is time to let a situation or problem dissolve. You are likely getting upset over a minor thing or a problem that has the power to clear itself up.
Looking up what is dissolving in your dream can also provide you with additional dream symbolism.
Distance (Far Away)
To dream that you are far away from your home can predict that you will find yourself in a similar situation in your waking life. You are likely to go on a trip that takes you far away from your home. While this may seem inconvenient at the moment, it is sure to help you advance in your life in general and in your social circle.
To dream that your friends, or other people who you know, are far off in the distance can suggest that you are “distancing” yourself from these people in your waking life. You need to find a way to reconnect with these people if you want to keep your friendship bond with them strong.
To dream that you are in distress can represent the actual distress that you feel in your waking life. This dream can imply that you worry too much in your waking life and need to find something that can help you relax. Trying to get help from others is likely to be good for this kind of situation.
To dream of a ditch can be a representation of the feeling of needing to “ditch” someone or something who or that you do not like. This could signify that it is time to end a bad relationship or quit a bad job. However, if the mood of this dream is not hopeful, then this could be a sign that you should stick with what you want to ditch, at least for a while longer.
To dream of falling into a ditch is a bad sign. This dream suggests that you will fall into a string of bad luck. It is best to watch out for people who may want to do you harm or embarrass you. The greatest thing at risk for you right now is your social standing.
To dream that you jump over or avoid falling into a ditch is a good sign. This dream can suggest that you are making leaps and bounds to improve yourself and your social standing. Good luck lies shortly.