What are ant dreams about?
Ants are small insects that live in colonies. This symbol is identified by words like ant.
Ants in dreams is a very uncommon dream symbol, occuring in about 0.2% of dreams. That's about 1 out of every 400 dreams.
What are the major highlights of ant dreams?
Ants is a negatively interconnected dream symbol. Having ants in a dream reduces the presence of other dream symbols.
Dreams of ants have a striking lack of emotion
Ant dreams seem to lack places or locations
Dreams of ants frequently do not mention places or locations. The dream may or may not take place in varying locations. But dreams of ants simply do not mention the location, places, or settings occuring within the dream. Other symbols that are like this include strangling, collective unconscious, hair falling out, seeing a dead pet, worms, ladybugs, seeing a dead partner, break ups, sex, and uteruses.
Ant dreams focus on sounds
Dreams of ants have more words related to sounds than 90% of all other dream symbols. In other words, ant dreams involve the auditory world. They focus on sounds and hearing. Other symbols that are like this include cheating on tests, Sweden, roosters, Kenya, Malaysia, sparrows, Somalia, Chile, infidelity, and incest.
What symbols more present in dreams of ants?
Ant dreams are notable because they have substantially more parasites in body, eating, Indonesia, creeping and crawling, beetles, general insects, magnifying glasses, hugeness, shrinking, infesting, spiders, tininess, queens, red, Bahamas, biting, eggs, maggots, crows, consuming, fugitives, wasps, armies, clean, flying, hostages, jackals, hills, harvests, farms, feet, worms, cages, washing, roaches, jury members, Cuba, walls, frogs, scorpions, escaping, nurses, roots, beggars, bigness, fingernails, creatures, shoes, anuses, natural places, cocoons, carrots, showers, circles, bathrooms, hit the ground, peeing, backwards, hole, Gandalf, and lotus flowers than 95% of other dream symbols.
What symbols less present in dreams of ants?
Ant dreams are notable because they have substantially less boyfriends, recurring dreams, friends, embracing, romantic partners, girlfriends, verbs, money, love, dating, brothers, kissing, close people, lions, crushes, elevators, falling in love, heaven, pregnancy, universities, suicide, raping, rage, pretending, lunch, healing, cancer, schools, shoulder, waking life, and sex than 95% of other dream symbols.
How does the dream symbol of ants affect the different aspects of a dream?
Explore different elements related to dreams of ants
Who is in ants dreams?
Overall, dreams with ants are more related to characters in dreams. Specifically, dreams of ants are more related to animals and much more related to insects than dreams in general. They are less related to different roles, less related to fantastic beings, and much less related to distant people.
What are the emotions in ants dreams?
Grief and sorrow
Who is in ants dreams?
What happens in ants dreams?
Overall, dreams with ants are much less related to events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of ants are less related to aggressive interactions, much less related to friendly interactions, and less related to sex.
How do ants in dreams related to other dream phenomenon?
Overall, dreams with ants are much less related to dream events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of ants are more related to nightmares than dreams in general. They are less related to lucid dreams, much less related to recurring dreams, and less related to sleeping.
How do ants in dreams related the senses?
How can you make sense of ants in dreams?
Ant dreams are very uncommon. Among other things ant dreams are negatively interconnected, lack emotions, lack places or locations, and focus on sounds.
Do you think this is true for your dream of ants? How might your dream of ants be different?
All dreams have meaning
You can gain insight from thinking about any dream, no matter how strange. Only you, as the dreamer, have final say on what your dream may or may not mean. Each dream is unique.
Look for the differences
The DreamWell dictionary provides information on how each dream symbol appears in dreams in general. Finding how experience ants in dreams can be a key to understanding its meaning.
Return to the feelings
Our emotions in dreams can help us understand its meaning. Pay attention to how you felt in the dream. Pay attention to how you feel about ants in dreams. See how you feel about ants now, in your waking life.
What are possible meanings for dreams of ants?
The symbolism of ants is usually built around associations such as being busy, always on the move. Busy urban environments are compared to ant colonies because of the bustle and crowding.
The symbolism can be built around other common associations with ants, such as self-sacrifice, carrying a big load, or resourcefulness.
Ants can symbolize feeling like a cog in the machine, one worker among many. You feel that your uniqueness or individuality is not valued.
An infestation of ants, or ant bites, can symbolize something that irritates you. It’s probably a small irritation or something you try to overlook, since ants are small creatures easily overlooked. See: Insects
Along this line, ants can get into anything, and that association can be used to create symbolism related to an inability to keep something out of your life. It always finds a way back in.
This interpretation is from ""The Dream Interpretation Dictionary: Symbols, Signs, and Meanings" and is provided by J.M. DeBord aka "RadOwl". He is the author of several acclaimed books about dreaming, the host of The Dreams That Shape Us podcast, and is a moderator of r/Dreams, one of the largest dream sharing communities on the internet.
Examples of dreams of ants
Read some real dream reports of ant dreams.. These real life dream reports come from the moderated dream sharing communities of Reddit including r/Dreams, r/Nightmares, r/DreamInterpretation, or r/thisdreamihad. Please note that some of these may contain graphic, sexual, or violent images and text. Use the source link for each dream to view and join the discussion of each one.
I had a dream that i was with an old friend and we were just talking and then suddenly something she said triggered me to remember that I had killed someone and they were hidden under my floorboards and then I accidentally blurted it out to her and she called the police and then I was quickly trying to yank up the floorboards and dispose of the body before the police got there. I woke up after that so no idea what happened next lol
Firstly I would never even hurt an ant, let alone a human, let alone be able to kill someone. I’m not an angry or violent person. I’m really chill.
Secondly I don’t even have floorboards so wtf
I had a dream that i was with an old friend and we were just talking and then suddenly something she said triggered me to remember that I had killed someone...
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I just had a dream where I almost drowned.
So I was there in my dream. I was under a bridge above a creek for a reason that was not specified. It started raining hard. And it flash flooded where I was at. I had to use driftwood to escape. I was also very concerned about my phone not getting wet. I nearly drowned trying to get out. I would start to see like 3 inch long ants on the wood as I progressed. I finally got out and made my way to the resturant my parents told me to meet them at earlier( I just found out about this in the dream). When I got there they were mad at me for being wet and late. Thats all folks. Anyone have any idea what it means?
So I was there in my dream. I was under a bridge above a creek for a reason that was not specified. It started raining hard. And it flash flooded where I was...
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House is covered with large swarms of ants that are eating by praying mantis
In the dream I am in my home but there are ants everywhere. At first it's 3-5 here and there but as I move around i discovered groups of hundreds of lines. They are small black ants and are not generally attacking me. I am not horrified or scare but I am shocked. There was more to the dream but I can't remember one more detail: at one point I saw abot half dozen praying mantis that were catching some ants and eating them.
This may or may not be relevant but in another dream that same night I dreampt that I kept taking a shower over and over at a public gym because I would walk out of the shower out without sandles and I thought that was gross.
Both have the common floor is covered with something gross motif.
Context: male mid 30s. I have been having ants problems in my home.
In the dream I am in my home but there are ants everywhere. At first it's 3-5 here and there but as I move around i discovered groups of hundreds of lines. They...
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I had this creepy dream last night...
I was in this grey city, and there was no sound at all. I had this big white ball, maybe the size of a soccer ball. I saw an ant like creature with a small white ball. He was in ripped clothes and looked very hungry. I then realized that the size of the ball you had the more wealthy and popular you were. He then gave me his ball and vanished into the side of the road. Then they merged into one and i had an even bigger ball. Then i was just standing there, but suddenly the ground started shaking. I heard an evil fat laughter and soon after, a giant white ball peeked behind a building. The more i could see the ball the more frightening it seemed. It then stopped at the other end of the road. On top of the ball was a man, with a monocle and a top hat. He saw me and my ball, and his ball started rolling towards me. The closer it got the more i knew what was coming. The giant ball rolled over me. I was crushed and his ball got even bigger. I then woke up with his laughter in my ears, and knew it was a dream, but the thought of that guy terrorizing that city still gives me chills...
I was in this grey city, and there was no sound at all. I had this big white ball, maybe the size of a soccer ball. I saw an ant like creature with a small...
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Does this happen to anyone else?
I just realized this recently, but it has been happening since childhood. I don't know if this has a name but I am looking for help. When I google this, they give me results that aren't the same thing.
Do you ever dream something that is very real and looks like reality then forget. Then at another time when you remember you believe its a memory to only find out that it didn't actually occur?
For example, I had a dream that looked like normal reality (nothing was off like a typical dream) where I was getting assistance from a family member regarding an ant issue we were having. I thanked my family member for helping me out but they were clueless to what I was talking about and they proceeded to tell me there was no ant issue and they didn't help me at all.
I had this happen at work as well where my boss has no clue what I was talking about. This was not in regards to being helped, this was in regards to something he had sent me which he never sent.
Any ideas? Does this happen to anyone else?
I just realized this recently, but it has been happening since childhood. I don't know if this has a name but I am looking for help. When I google this, they...
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