Meaning of Dreams: Words beginning with S
Shock – Getting shocked in my dream
Getting shocked in your dream can suggest that you will be shocked in a different way. You are about to get news that you were not prepared for.
Seeing a shoemaker in your dream can suggest that now is not a good time to get your hopes up when it comes to bettering your situation in life. Advancement in any area of your life is not likely at the moment.
Dreaming that you are in love with a shoemaker can suggest that you will be lucky in love in your waking life.
Having new shoes can suggest that you are too full of yourself at the moment. If you don’t tone down this aspect of your personality, then you may turn some of your friends away from you.
Having old, worn out shoes can suggest that you will need to work hard if you want to complete your goals. This won’t be easy, but it will be worth it in the end. You are much more likely to be better respected if you complete your goals through your own hard work.
Shining your shoes, or having them shown, can suggest that a new opportunity will come to you. It would be in your best interest if you took it.
Losing a shoe, or both shoes is a sign that you will face obstacles and setbacks in your plans in the near future.
Hearing or seeing a shooting in your dream is often a sign of bad luck in love and marriage. If you are not in love or married, then this can instead predict back luck in business.
If you are shot, but you are not dying, then this suggests that you will have complications with your friends which will strain your relationship with them for a while, but it will recover with time. If you die, then this can suggest that your friendship will die soon, too. Looking up your relationship to the person who shot you can also provide you with further dream symbolism.
See Gun* for further dream symbolism.
Going to a shop in your dream suggests that others are working against you to halt your progress in your waking life. You are likely making them jealous with your current success, so these people are doing whatever they can to make it so you do not become more successful.
See Store* for similar dream symbolism.
Shoplifting in a dream can represent your feelings of loss in your waking life. You may feel like you do not have enough to get by in your waking life. You may feel like others are getting opportunities that you are not.
If you do not feel as described above, then this dream can instead mean that you feel like you are entitled to get whatever you want, which is not a good trait to have.
Seeing the shore in your dream suggests that you are emotionally satisfied in your waking life. You know how to deal with your negative emotions in a healthy way, which is a good trait to have.
See Water* for further dream symbolism.
Dreaming that you are shorter that others can suggest that you are feeling overlooked in your waking life. You may feel like others think they are better than you, whether they are or not. This could also be a sign of low self-esteem.
If everyone is shorter than you, then this may imply that you tend to look down on others, whether they deserve it or not. You are prideful and use power badly. This is not a good trait to have.
Taking a shortcut in your dream suggests that you are trying to take the easy way out of things. If you want to get something done the right way, you’re going to need to put more work into it.
This dream could alternatively suggest that you feel like you are being treated unfairly in your waking life.
Wearing shorts suggests that now is a good time to become a more open-minded person. Having an open mind like a child can help with this.
See Clothes* for further dream symbolism.
Seeing a shotgun in your dream can predict that you will have bad luck in your domestic life.
If you are shooting the gun, then this suggests that you feel like you are not getting enough attention in your waking life. You may be thinking about acting out to get their attention, but this is not the right way to go about it.
See Gun and Weapon* for further dream symbolism.
Focusing on your own shoulders in your dream can suggest that you do not have much weight on your shoulders at the moment, Use this time to enjoy yourself and relax before you become stressed again.
Seeing bare shoulders in your dream suggests that happiness will come into your life in the near future through change. This change may be difficult to deal with at first, but it will all be for the better in the end.
See Body* for further dream symbolism.
Seeing a shovel in your dream suggests that you will need to take on laborious work in the near future. While it will be hard, you are likely to find enjoyment in it.
If the shovel is broken, then this suggests that you do not have the right tools to get a job done. This is likely to cause you to feel frustrated and upset.
Using the shower in your dream can suggest that you will find enjoyment in simple things that you can do alone. Make sure to make time in your day to do the things that you love.
See Water* for further dream symbolism.
Seeing a shrew in your dream suggests that you need to work on keeping your friends happy in your waking life. Their life is becoming difficult, and you will need to do your best to help them out with whatever is going on in their life.
Seeing or eating shrimp in your dream can suggest that you feel small in your waking life. You want to hide from your problems, but you will not be able to hide forever.
Seeing a shrine in your dream can suggest that you are focusing too much on one aspect of your life. Try to spread out your time out more evenly to make your life more fulfilling. Trying new things may be able to help.
Shrinking in your dream can suggest that your self-esteem is getting lower every day. Someone may be putting you down, which will make feel even smaller.
Shrinking could alternatively represent a time when you were actually smaller, like when you were a child. You may wish that you had fewer responsibilities and more time to have fun.
If someone else is shrinking, then this can suggest that you are looking down on others, or ignoring their importance. Try to value others and their opinions more.
Seeing an item shrink can suggest that this thing, or what it represents isn’t as important to you as it used to be.
Seeing a shroud in your dream implies that you are either feeling unwell in an emotional or physical way. If your unpleasantness is emotional, then it is likely being caused by bad friends. Try to avoid these people so that you can feel better.
Bad luck in business can also be predicted if you see a shroud in your dream.
If a shroud is removed from the body of a dead person, then this can predict that you will argue with a friend or loved one, which will make your relationship with them tense. See a variation of Dead Person* if this scenario happened in your dream.
Playing or watching shuffleboard can suggest that you have been being lazy lately, or that you have been working hard enough but you haven’t been working towards your own goals.
This dream could alternatively mean that you are willing to do whatever it takes to get ahead, even if it means disrupting the goals of others.
Being shy in your dream can suggest that you are being too shy in your waking life. You need to learn how to stand up for yourself and speak up for what you believe in if you want to be heard and respected for what you have to say.
Seeing your sibling in your dream suggests that you need to talk to them about something in your waking life. Try to remember what they were doing in your dream. This could provide clues as to what you need to talk to them about.
Seeing someone else’s sibling in your dream can suggest that you need to take on some of this person’s traits if you want to become a well-rounded person.
See Brother or Sister* for further dream symbolism.
Dreaming that you are sick can simply imply that you or someone in your family is sick or that they will become sick in the near future.
If someone in your family is sick in your dream, then this can suggest that you will have trouble in your domestic life, whether or not someone in your family is actually sick in your waking life.
Looking up the kind of sickness that you had in your dream can also provide you with further dream symbolism.
Seeing a sickle in your dream can suggest that you need to do more hard work in your life if you want to become successful.
Seeing the side of someone, or focusing on your own side, can suggest that others are treating you as though they do not care what you have to say, ignoring entirely whatever it is that you have to say.
If your side hurts, then this suggests that someone or something in your waking life is annoying you or complicating your plans. If you are able to work through this, then you will become profitable for it.
See Body* for further dream symbolism.
Walking on a sidewalk in your dream can suggest that you are moving through life at a steady pace. The cracks in the sidewalk represent obstacles that you have already faced and ones that are yet to come. You will be able to keep moving at a steady pace as long as you do not make the same mistakes again.
Dreaming that you are caught up in a siege can suggest that your happiness is being ruined by someone or something. However, if you are able to overcome whatever is ruining your happiness, then you are sure to become even more happy than you were before the bad thing happened.
Using a sieve in your dream suggests that you will have to deal with something annoying in your business or that involves your finances. You are likely to lose money, no matter which of the aforementioned situations happen to you.
If the holes in the sieve are too small, then this suggests that you will be given a chance to undo the harm that you have done to your finances. If the holes are too big, then you will lose more money than expected.
Sighing in your dream suggests that sadness will come into your waking life. However, there will be something good that will happen, or there will be something good for you to look forward to in your waking life.
If someone else is sighing in your waking life, then this suggests that you are letting yourself become troubled by bad events that are happening to other people that you know. If you do not get involved in these problems, then you will not be bothered by them in the future.
Seeing a sign in your dream can suggest that you need help finding direction in your waking life. You need to ask for help once in a while to get to where you need to go.
Look up what the sign was asking you to do for further dream symbolism.
Using sign language to communicate can suggest that you feel like you are not being understood or heard by others. You need to improve your communication skills if you want to avoid this problem in the future.
Seeing your own signature in your dream can represent something that you have agreed to do in your waking life. This could also be a sign that you are about to agree to something in the near future.
Dreaming that you are silent can suggest that you feel like you are not being heard in your waking life. You do not know how to express your feelings or thoughts. You need to improve your communication skills if you want to avoid this in the future.
If others are silent in your dream, then this can suggest that you do not understand what this person, or who they represent, is trying to say in real life. Try to talk to them more so that you can better understand them later.
Seeing the silhouette of something or someone in your dream can imply that you do not fully understand something that is going on in your waking life. You need to learn more about this thing to avoid this problem in the future.
Wearing clothing made out of silk can suggest that you want the finer things in life. If you make friends with the right sort of people, then you are sure to have this dream realized in your waking life.
If the silk is ruined in any way, then this can suggest that you are acting in a way that disrespects your family name. If you do not change your actions, then your family name is sure to be soiled.
Seeing a silkworm in your dream can suggest that you want the finer things in life, but that you are willing to work for them.
Seeing dead or dying silkworms can suggest that your bad situation is sure to get better in the near future.
Seeing a silo in your dream suggests that you need to conserve more in your waking life. You need to learn how to budget better. This is a good time to learn more about your finances.
Seeing silver in your dream is a sign that you cannot be happy with just money alone. You will need other things to fill the voids in your life.
Finding money made out of silver can suggest that you cannot rely on others if you want to become successful. The old saying, “If you want something done right, then you’ve got to do it yourself,” applies to this situation.
Seeing utensils made out of silver can suggest that you are worried about something in your waking life or that you are unhappy with your current waking life or both.