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What are bad dream dreams about?

Bad dreams are dreams that are, well, bad. Dreaming can help us make sense out of the world and process our emotions. So, it is important to explore and be curious about bad dreams because these are the types of dreams that can help us grow the most. These are identified by the use of “bad dreams” within the dream report. As a result, this will not capture all of the bad dreams that exist within the DreamWell Dream Dictionary. The DreamWell Dream Dictionary is based upon insights from 1,200 dream symbols in over 200,000 dreams. Let’s see what the data has to say about bad dream dreams.

The word cloud above shows the words that are specifically associated with bad dream dreams. These are the words that make bad dream dreams unique compared to all other dream symbols. Just examining the graph and reading the words of bad dream dreams can be illuminating about show bad dreams affect our dreams. Be sure to check out the example bad dream dreams at the bottom of the page.

The circular bar chart above shows how bad dreams in a dream will affect dream content as compared to other dream symbols. Higher bars indicate that bad dream is more related to the specific symbol in the graph. Lower bars indicate that bad dream is less related to the specific symbol in the graph. Specifically, bad dream dreams have more nightmares than 99.8% of dream symbols, more fear than 94.8% of dream symbols, and more sleep paralysis than 92.2% of dream symbols. On the other hand, bad dream dreams have less weird dreams than 98.0% of dream symbols, less human-made places than 97.4% of dream symbols, and less natural places than 94.7% of dream symbols. Notably, bad dream dreams might be nightmares! Though even if these dreams are nightmares, it doesn't necessarily mean that they are bad dreams or that bad dreams is a bad thing to dream about. It just means that dreams of bad dreams are more likely to be nightmares than dreams of other things. Furthermore, dreams of bad dreams tend not to mention places or locations. The dream may or may not take place in varying locations. But dreams of bad dreams simply do not mention the location, places, or settings occuring within the dream. This may be for any number of reasons. Perhaps the actions of the dreams are intense. Perhaps the characters take the focus in the dreams. Also, dreams of bad dreams lack characters. Bad dream dreams contain less characters than 90% of all other dream symbols. This is notable because dreams help us make sense of our social relationships. Dreams almost always contain characters. The lack of characters in bad dream might mean something. Finally, dreams of bad dreams are usually described as bad dreams. This does not necessarily mean that all bad dream dreams are bad. It is just that dreaming of bad dreams might increase the chance that it is a bad dream. Every dream is unique. These are general patterns observed in an analysis of over 200,000 dreams. This analysis is a tool to help you make sense of your dreams. It is best to look at the differences. See how your dream of bad dreams is different than dreams of bad dreams in general.

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of dreams have bad dreams

How common are bad dream dreams?

1.7% of dreams have the bad dreams symbol within the dream. That's about 1 out of every 55 dreams. Considering all the dream symbols, it is relatively uncommon.

Identification

How are bad dream dreams identified?

This symbol is identified by words like bad dream, dream was so awful.

Most related

What is most related to dreams of bad dreams?

Bad dreams dreams are notable because they have substantially more Kuwait, El Salvador, Kenya, unpleasantness, nightmares, Haiti, abscesses, endless loops, Poland, healing dreams, events than 95% of other dream symbols.

Least related

What symbols least related to dreams of bad dreams?

Bad dreams do not especially suppress any other dream symbols.

Deep dive into bad dream dreams

Get an overview of characters, emotions, places, events, dream events, and senses in bad dream dreams.

Who is in dreams of bad dreams?

Who is in dreams of bad dreams?

Bad dream dreams are more related to family than dreams in general. They are less related to animals, less related to insects, and much less related to unnamed people.

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What are the emotions in dreams of bad dreams?

What are the emotions in dreams of bad dreams?

Dreams of bad dreams are more related to grief and sorrow, much more related to fear, and more related to pain than dreams in general. They are less related to happiness, less related to sadness, and less related to embarrassment.

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Where do dreams of bad dreams take place?

Where do dreams of bad dreams take place?

Dreams of bad dreams are less related to work, much less related to human-made places, and less related to transportation.

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What happens in dreams of bad dreams?

What happens in dreams of bad dreams?

Dreams of bad dreams are more related to death and more related to health events than dreams in general. They are less related to friendly acts, less related to disasters, and less related to eating and drinking.

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How do dreams of bad dreams related to the type of dream it is?

How do dreams of bad dreams related to the type of dream it is?

Dreams of bad dreams are much more related to nightmares, much more related to sleep paralysis, and more related to good dreams than dreams in general. They are less related to recurring dreams, much less related to weird dreams, and less related to vivid dreams.

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How do dreams of bad dreams related the senses?

How do dreams of bad dreams related the senses?

Bad dream dreams are less related to smelling, less related to taste, and much less related to vision.

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How can you make sense of bad dreams in dreams?

Bad dream dreams are relatively uncommon. Among other things bad dream dreams are nightmares, lack places or locations, lacking characters, and bad dreams. Do you think this is true for your dream of bad dreams? How might your dream of bad dreams be different?

All dreams have meaning

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

Look for the differences

The DreamWell dictionary provides information on how each dream symbol appears in dreams in general. Finding how experience bad dreams in dreams can be a key to understanding its meaning.

Return to the feelings

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 bad dreams in dreams. See how you feel about bad dreams now, in your waking life.

Examples of dreams of bad dreams

Reading dreams is one of the best ways to understand dream symbols. Even though the DreamWell Dream Dictionary is based upon data, it is grounded in the experience of reading thousands upon thousands of dreams. We invite you to read examples of bad dream dreams for yourself. These dreams are actual dreams people have had. As result, they may contain racist, sexist, violent, or otherwise offense language and imagery. This can be true even for bad dream dreams. Read at your own risk.

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