What are infecting dreams about?
This symbol is identified by words like infect.
Infecting in dreams is a very uncommon dream symbol, occuring in about 0.3% of dreams. That's about 1 out of every 300 dreams.
What are the major highlights of infecting dreams?
Infecting is a normal dream symbol. Having infecting in a dream changes the dream in the same way as most other dream symbols.
Dreams of infecting are aggressive
Infecting dreams have more aggressive interactions than a lot of other dream symbols. This doesn't mean that all infecting have aggressive interactions or only aggressive interactions. It simply means that having infecting in a dream increases the probability this dream contains aggression. Other symbols that are like this include vampires, hairdressers, masks, wrestling, Harry Potter, erupting, death, talismans, fences, and tanks.
Dreams with infecting might be a nightmare
Dreams of infecting are frequently associated with nightmares. Of course dreams that contain infecting might not be a nightmare. Plenty of dreams with infecting are not nightmares. But, dreams of infecting are more related to nightmares than 80% of all other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include dolls, losing an eye, ribs, body parts, death, tiktok, broken glass, dissecting, waking, and other verbs.
Infecting dreams might be about death
What symbols more present in dreams of infecting?
Infecting dreams are notable because they have substantially more Malaysia, parasites, zombies, biting, fantastic beings, disease, disasters, Saudi Arabia, scientists, wounds, apocalypses, maggots, aggressive interactions, parasites in body, camels, epidemics, skin, pus, worms, attacking, deluges, healing, acne, monster, killing, walmart, yellow eyes, creatures, armies, grey eyes, Darth Vader, hosts, characters, bones, infesting, other fantastic beings, groups, armor, orange eyes, robots, detectives, wind, objects in space, body parts, cocoons, insects, abandonment, fingernails, avalanches, pressing buttons, things, doctors, masks, broken glass, hiding, fevers, armageddon, escaping, hunting, and ancestors than 95% of other dream symbols.
What symbols less present in dreams of infecting?
Infecting dreams are notable because they have substantially less love, seeing a dead relative, boyfriends, former partners, thanking, break ups, romantic partners, dating, childhood homes, wolves, peeing, infidelity, excrement, flirting, going to the bathroom, funerals, relationship events, social media, sleeping, girlfriends, sex, events, health events, recurring dreams, bedrooms, farms, and old friends than 95% of other dream symbols.
How does the dream symbol of infecting affect the different aspects of a dream?
Explore different elements related to dreams of infecting
Who is in infecting dreams?
Overall, dreams with infecting are aren't really related to characters in dreams. Specifically, dreams of infecting are more related to animals, much more related to insects, and more related to different roles than dreams in general. They are less related to close people, less related to family, and less related to romantic partners.
What are the emotions in infecting dreams?
Overall, dreams with infecting are aren't really related to emotions in dreams. Specifically, dreams of infecting are more related to fear and much more related to pain than dreams in general. They are less related to happiness, less related to confusion, and less related to hatred.
Grief and sorrow
Who is in infecting dreams?
Overall, dreams with infecting are less related to places in dreams. Specifically, dreams of infecting are more related to work and more related to human places than dreams in general. They are less related to home.
What happens in infecting dreams?
Overall, dreams with infecting are much more related to events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of infecting are more related to aggressive interactions and much more related to disasters than dreams in general. They are less related to sex.
How do infecting in dreams related to other dream phenomenon?
Overall, dreams with infecting are aren't really related to dream events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of infecting are much more related to nightmares and more related to recurring nightmares than dreams in general. They are less related to lucid dreams, less related to recurring dreams, and less related to sleep paralysis.
How do infecting in dreams related the senses?
Overall, dreams with infecting are less related to senses in dreams. Specifically, dreams of infecting are much more related to smelling and much more related to touch than dreams in general. They are less related to hearing.
How can you make sense of infecting in dreams?
Infecting dreams are very uncommon. Among other things infecting dreams are normally interconnect, aggressive, nightmare, and about death.
Do you think this is true for your dream of infecting? How might your dream of infecting 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 infecting 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 infecting in dreams. See how you feel about infecting now, in your waking life.
What are possible meanings for dreams of infecting?
To decode the symbolism of an infection, begin with the possibility that it’s a physical representation of a personal situation. Next, imagine how that idea can apply to you and your life.
An infection can be contagious, and bad moods and influence are contagious, spreading from person to person. Negativity is contagious. Your body can symbolize your mind or psyche, so an infection of the body can symbolize an infection of the mind. It’s the sort of graphic, exaggerated imagery that dreams love to use to make comparisons.
An infection eats at you, and other things can eat at you: stress, anxiety, difficulties, problems. See: Cancer
Now ask, why would a dream use an infection to tell the story? Because an infection spreads. It multiplies. It grows worse if left untreated. It overpowers the body’s natural defenses. It connects with feelings of dread and helplessness.
In addition, an infection works from inside you. It gets under your skin. It causes inflammation. Now imagine how that can be used to compare with something that harms you from within. That you can’t shake. That “inflames” you and gets under your skin. A bad attitude is a prime candidate, or criticism that works its way into you. Something in your thoughts and emotions needs to be healed.
Always consider the obvious. Dreaming about an infection can mean something is affecting your health. Perhaps you really do have an infection. A dream usually delivers the news in such a way that you’ll get the message. However, it’s more likely to be turned into symbolism. For example, an infection can be symbolized as an infestation of bugs. See: Illness
An infection festers, and that association can be used to say that something has been going on for too long. A situation needs to be cleaned up, and it might be a situation in your mind or feelings, or it might be something about your life.
Someone with an infection is a person you don’t want to come into contact with, and as symbolism it can mean you feel like a pariah, or you avoid something that might rub off on you. For example, you avoid someone who has a bad reputation because you don’t want your reputation to be sullied through association with that person. You then dream about avoiding someone with an infectious disease.
Infection is associated with quarantine, and quarantine can have symbolism related to feeling that you are being ignored or need to be away from people. Or it can mean that a person is “poisonous,” and his or her influence needs to be prevented from spreading. The idea extends to situations that rub off in a bad way. For example, you bring your problems at work home with you, or vice-versa.
What’s eating at you? What’s gone on for too long? What’s rubbing off on you? Usually, answering simple questions like these lead to the source of the dream.
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 infecting
Read some real dream reports of infecting 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.
Had a dream there were worms everywhere trying to crawl inside me
So in my dream there was this stray cat that was infected with these worms that you couldn't see at first but they eventually grew to the size of tapeworms. At the end of the dream they were massive and slithering everywhere trying to enter me and my family members through any hole they could find. Any idea what this could mean?
So in my dream there was this stray cat that was infected with these worms that you couldn't see at first but they eventually grew to the size of tapeworms. At...
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II've had this dream many times in a row and I don't know what it means, please help
I had a rather strange dream multiple times, I was saying that I was in a fairly small city, and there was a kind of disease, which affected humans and animals, for some reason, it affected my cat (this made them be very aggressive and even to kill), the only way to get rid of this disease was to shout at the infected and say all the bad things you think about them. On the side, I was in a hotel, and there was some kind of small fantastic animal, a mixture of a horse and a lizard, I can't quite remember what it looked like, I just remember the eye sockets, which had nothing on them. I couldn't understand him, since he didn't speak the same language as me, and I was curious about him. Shortly after that happened, I woke up, and out of a dream, I went back to sleep, and I dreamed exactly the same thing again, where I had left off. I started to ask about the blue bug, and they told me where it used to go, and I went to those places, but it was never there, but those who were in the place said it was.
Does anyone know what it means?
I had a rather strange dream multiple times, I was saying that I was in a fairly small city, and there was a kind of disease, which affected humans and animals,...
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An adorable tiny fluffy creature led me into a false sense of security and took control of my body.
It was a fluffy pink and yellow thing with big eyes. It was in my kitchen on the counter behind the sink dancing and what not when I got my phone to record it. As I was doing that it jumped on me and burrowed under my skin. I could then feel it infecting my brain. Upon realizing what it was doing I fought back but I just ended up waking myself up. It was like I literally had to claw my way out of my own dream. Freaky as fuck.
It was a fluffy pink and yellow thing with big eyes. It was in my kitchen on the counter behind the sink dancing and what not when I got my phone to record it....
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An EXTREMELY weird dream I had
So basically in my dream some edgy 12 year old jumped into a grizzly bear enclosure at a zoo and then "Orbus the grizzly bear"(?) who lived there approached the kid but then the bear got shot by the zookeeper so a group of internet trolls and memers started worshipping the dead grizzly bear which turned the entire internet upside down. A few years later,some super rich millionaire guy called "Jeremy Morstein" went to jail because the cops found out he was secretly smuggling drugs and shit but then he dies in his jail cell. After that a bunch of boomers wearing tinfoil hats went on 4chan on their laptops and found a guy named "Z" talking about how "drug traffickers run the world and they wanna kill donald trump" so they all start worshipping this Z guy like a cult. Then a bunch of trolls (the same ones that worshipped Orbus the grizzly bear) found out about a place called Region 78,and they started believing in some sort of conspiracy theory that said the U.S. government was secretly hiding living dinosaurs in Region 78,so the memers and trolls stormed it while wearing weird wacky costumes and shouting curse words because they "wanted to see dem dinosaurs". A few months later,a deadly bacteria named GLABAC-15 infects 5% of the global population and the epidemic indirectly causes a 3 month long shampoo shortage in supermarkets
So basically in my dream some edgy 12 year old jumped into a grizzly bear enclosure at a zoo and then "Orbus the grizzly bear"(?) who lived there approached...
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Dream about another pandemic
I had a dream where there was an incurable disease that had infected the majority of mankind and scientists convince the world that drinking water is the cure, and this somehow cures everyone in the world because of the placebo effect but it doesn't cure me since some asshole scientist (played by one of my childhood friends) told me that the cure is actually a placebo effect. I spend the rest of the dream trying to convince people that the cure doesn't exist but no one believes me and I get chased and stabbed and wake up.
I had a dream where there was an incurable disease that had infected the majority of mankind and scientists convince the world that drinking water is the cure,...
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