What are numb dreams about?
This symbol is identified by words like anaesthetized, unfeeling, anesthetized, etc.
Numb in dreams is a very uncommon dream symbol, occuring in about 0.4% of dreams. That's about 1 out of every 250 dreams.
What are the major highlights of numb dreams?
Numb is a normal dream symbol. Having numb in a dream changes the dream in the same way as most other dream symbols.
Dreams of numb are emotional
Numb have substantially more emotions than other dream symbols. It is particularly surprising. Other symbols that are like this include injuries, closed my eyes, magnifying glasses, happiness, panic, places, unpleasantness, obeying, general movement, and bankruptcy.
Dreams of numb are aggressive
Numb dreams have more aggressive interactions than a lot of other dream symbols. This doesn't mean that all numb have aggressive interactions or only aggressive interactions. It simply means that having numb in a dream increases the probability this dream contains aggression. Other symbols that are like this include distant people, disasters, ankles, slow motion, hiding, zombies, criminals and outlaws, cults, infecting, and general movement.
Dreams with numb might be a nightmare
Dreams of numb are frequently associated with nightmares. Of course dreams that contain numb might not be a nightmare. Plenty of dreams with numb are not nightmares. But, dreams of numb are more related to nightmares than 80% of all other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include exhaustion, voice, brains, rooms, backs, possessing, unique themes, general body parts, noises, and crime.
Numb dreams have a surprising lack of characters
Dreams of numb usually contain less characters than 90% of all other dream symbols. This does not mean they do not contain characters at all. Rather, they simply contain less characters than most other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include menstruation, toenails, missiles, lucid dreams, foreshadowing, Saudi Arabia, Iceland, Singapore, testicles, and excrement.
Numb dreams are associated with lucid dreaming
Dreams of numb are much more related to lucid dreaming than all other dream symbols. Lucid dreams are dreams in which you are aware that you are dreaming. Of course, not all dreams of numb are lucid dreams. But dreams of numb are more related to lucid dreams than 90% of all other dream symbols. Other symbols that are like this include ovaries, orange eyes, Afghanistan, subconscious, armageddon, video games, slow motion, wizards, rental cars, and falling.
What symbols more present in dreams of numb?
Numb dreams are notable because they have substantially more paralysis, body parts, Kenya, trying to scream, sleep paralysis, elbows, things, hair falling out, injecting, weakness, chests, egos, venom, afterlife, general senses, fugitives, stomachs, opened my eyes, accountants, fog, general body parts, wounds, being shot, cannons, events, wrestling, compensation, exhaustion, wrist, calendars, Switzerland, feelings, hit the ground, drugs, lips, yellow eyes, senses, tools, bobcats, wind, geese, closed my eyes, general thinking, pilots, toenails, stabbing, going to die, panthers, pain, acid, roosters, haziness, medicine, hollywood, arms, ankles, bullets, pushing, glowing eyes, zebras, and couldn't open eyes than 95% of other dream symbols.
What symbols less present in dreams of numb?
Numb dreams are notable because they have substantially less friends, sex, boyfriends, former partners, romantic partners, wives, close people, birds, eggs, spaceships, peeing, mazes, going to the bathroom, fitness centers, falling in love, excrement, sexuals acts, emotions, verbs, churches, spouses, clean, shopping, movies, chasing, vacations, and girlfriends than 95% of other dream symbols.
How does the dream symbol of numb affect the different aspects of a dream?
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Who is in numb dreams?
Overall, dreams with numb are much less related to characters in dreams. Specifically, dreams of numb are less related to animals, less related to different roles, and less related to distant people.
What are the emotions in numb dreams?
Overall, dreams with numb are much more related to emotions in dreams. Specifically, dreams of numb are more related to sadness, much more related to grief and sorrow, and more related to embarrassment than dreams in general. They are less related to fun and less related to love.
Grief and sorrow
Who is in numb dreams?
Overall, dreams with numb are less related to places in dreams. Specifically, dreams of numb are less related to home, less related to human places, and less related to transportation.
What happens in numb dreams?
Overall, dreams with numb are more related to events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of numb are more related to aggressive interactions than dreams in general. They are less related to sex.
How do numb in dreams related to other dream phenomenon?
Overall, dreams with numb are much more related to dream events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of numb are much more related to lucid dreams, much more related to nightmares, and more related to recurring dreams than dreams in general.
How do numb in dreams related the senses?
Overall, dreams with numb are much more related to senses in dreams. Specifically, dreams of numb are more related to hearing and more related to touch than dreams in general.
How can you make sense of numb in dreams?
Numb dreams are very uncommon. Among other things numb dreams are normally interconnect, very emotional, aggressive, nightmare, lack characters, and are associated with lucid dreaming.
Do you think this is true for your dream of numb? How might your dream of numb 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 numb 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 numb in dreams. See how you feel about numb now, in your waking life.
What are possible meanings for dreams of numb?
Dreaming that you are numb in a dream can indicate emotional numbness. Dreams will use a physical representation to describe a personal situation, and numbness means “unable to feel.”
On the other hand, numbness can be your body communicating to you that blood circulation is constricted, as when you fall asleep on your arm.
See also: Drugs, Drunkenness, Emotions
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 numb
Read some real dream reports of numb 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 started off with me walking down my neighborhood while holding a knife. It looked like I had just used it to eat or something which is why I had it with me. I remember walking around and asking a bunch of people standing outside a gas station if they knew where someone’s house was. None of them did and I don’t remember who I was talking about. I put the knife in a bag I had.
I starting walking down a street downhill and find myself behind this girl on the way down. I remember her turning and lashing out at me because she thought I was to close to her (maybe because of covid, maybe she felt unsafe, I don’t know) I just ended up walking past her. It began to rain outside so I made a right into a thrift store to get a new shirt.
Suddenly, I’m in a bathtub in this thrift store because my step mom hit me in the head and put me there. She ended up cutting off some of my limbs and making me paraplegic. My dad was trying to save me but she killed him. I remember going outside and seeing his head laying on the ground outside the store. His head was surrounded by a bunch of other dead bodies with flies and blood and people doing autopsies on them. Reporters were talking about a sudden occurrence of many people joining separate cults and killing others in the process. I remember just being completely heartbroken over my dad, wanting to cry but feeling overwhelmed and numb. and it was a process a bunch of other people in the dream went through.
I woke up and fell back asleep for a sec, immediately reentered the dream. And I saw a young man on social media who had been impacted by this occurrence. He showed two transformation videos. The first of how his body was now mutilated. The second with his entire head mutilated on a separate occasion, the shape of his head distorted with his eye sockets empty and lips and nose burnt. He wrote in the description about how his life was over. Right before I woke up I looked at the comments on the post and saw a few people just talking about how horrible it was. One person said “Germans” and I think in a racist way he was comparing what was going on to the holocaust?
I remember in the dream just having this feeling of knowing everyone in the cults were doing what they were for a reason that made sense including my step mom so there was no point in getting angry at them.
I had a dream that started off with me walking down my neighborhood while holding a knife. It looked like I had just used it to eat or something which is why I...
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[NSFW] My body woke up numb after having multiple orgasms
Today I dreamed of having sex with a girl in my old room from a previous house where I lived. I don't know who she was or how her face looked like. I also had a remote control that turned back time.
When I got to my room I had sex and eventually an orgasm with the girl. I felt the same pleasure that I usually feel in real life. Then I used the remote control to go back to the moment I entered the room.
I did this four times and each time I felt the amount of pleasure increase. The moment before my body woke up, I remember having the best orgasm of my life. It lasted about 10 seconds and then suddenly I woke up in my bed.
The strange thing was that my whole body was numb (like sleep paralysis). I still felt the after-effects of the orgasm but I couldn't move a muscle. I knew because of having experiences with sleep paralysis that I could wake my body up through small movement. So I moved my fingers and eventually my whole body after like a minute. I also checked if I really came and I did.
Today I dreamed of having sex with a girl in my old room from a previous house where I lived. I don't know who she was or how her face looked like. I also had...
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I'm 18 and numb to all horrorstories..until I had my worst nightmare.
In my dream..I was watching this series Marianne and was like "nothing as disturbing as that would actually happen"..then..I just..fell asleep and woke up in a dark room.
There was an old lady. I could sense that she was just pure evil, I felt uncomfortable. Then she stuck a needle in me..I started feeling numb and dizzy. She took out a bonesaw and just starting sawing my arms off..I could feel no pain, but only fear and sadness.
But then she started sowing my arms back..on my temples. I could feel my head getting heavier by the weight of each arm attached to it. I was still confused and trying to feel what was going on by trying to move my arms..nothing happened.
After the woman was done, she just let me go. I just went home, my mom was there. When she saw me, she just started screaming..oh my god the look on her face..I just kept saying that "I'm okay mom, I'm okay" and was still kind of confused because I had no idea about what really happened. I even asked her "mom..what's wrong? Tell me please!"
I needed to know..I went to the bathroom where there was a mirror. I saw it..I had no arms..I was covered in blood, my own arms sowed to my own temples..feeling nothing, having no control over my arms..I just started screaming and crying.
I woke up covered in sweatnin the middle of the night, too afraid to fall asleep again. I don't wanna see it anymore..
In my dream..I was watching this series Marianne and was like "nothing as disturbing as that would actually happen"..then..I just..fell asleep and woke up in a...
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I have no idea what this one means... or even if it has a meaning. Maybe I'm just insane.
So I had a dream where I was in a grey van, in the middle seat in front of the very back seats. The sky was very strangely clear, and a dull grey-ish. The sun was out, but it was just an orb of white light, that lit almost nothing in the sky at all. It almost looked painted on. I saw black hair in the driver's seat, so I assumed my mother was driving, but there were no hands on the steering wheel. That wigged me out a bit, but I-- for some reason-- didn't care. I was looking out the window as the railing of the highway we were on, smudged into the distance. However, I could also see out the back, that the road, rails, and trees that we passed STAYED smudged. Literally smeared like a painting.
Then I suddenly got a feeling in me that something was wrong. It was so calm and numb a second ago, and now it felt as if the car was driving towards some impending doom. I looked out the window, and the trees that smeared along the road began to stretch and almost grow full, thick, branches over the rails, causing them to spill out into the road and create jarring speedbumps. Then for a moment, there was no sound at all.
When the sound came back, it wasn't the purring of the engine, but tapping against the car and car windows, almost like rain, but harder. I noticed that the branches had grown lemons. Very tiny lemons. And the lemons were almost jumping off of the branches and smacking against the car. I-- stupidly-- rolled down the windows. The lemons then stopped pelting the car and began simply growing off of the branches and rolling down the road, smearing like the rest of the background. One managed to get into the car.
I picked it up and noticed that it was vibrating, almost like a phone, but there was no buzz. Then there was absolutely no sound again. I dug both thumbs into the lemon and tore it open. Inside was a small, blue, and red pill. The eerie feeling I had before became 100x stronger, and it almost felt as though someone was sitting on my back and stomach, but I was sitting upright. I looked up towards the driver's seat. There was a woman, now staring dead at me. She had long, tangled, black hair, pale grey skin, and only one eye. The eye stared almost through me, while the other was simply an open socket. Her mouth was hung open like I'd told her something unbelievable.
Then, the branches of the trees beyond the rails began to get longer and longer, and eventually, grew into the car, shattering every window in the vehicle, and overflowing the car with lemons.
I looked down at the one I'd been holding, and instead of a pill, there lay a red and blue butterfly (one wing was red, and the other was blue.) It flew up into the air and out of the car, as glass literally exploded. Now I could only hear the sounds of my ears ringing, and my head felt like it was vibrating, as the lemon had been before. All my hair fell out and turned into identical blue and red butterflies, and they all flew out of the car, as more and more lemons endlessly spilled into the car. By now, the lemons were up to my neck. I tried to scream, but what came out was-- at first-- nothing. Then the more my lungs strained, the more I could hear the sound of a phone ringing off the hook.
I looked back to the driver's seat. No one was there. The wheel was just spinning in random directions, the sky and everything else became blacker than night. I heard a male whisper say: "Te amo" which I had no idea what the hell that meant. (Apparently "I love you" in Latin, according to Google Translate. My family is African American.)
I woke up, frazzled, and it was still dark, but beginning to get lighter outside. (Around 6AM)
That was one of the first times I'd woken up that early, as I'm typically asleep until at least 8 AM and latest 12 AM.
What the hell.
So I had a dream where I was in a grey van, in the middle seat in front of the very back seats. The sky was very strangely clear, and a dull grey-ish. The sun...
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Dreamt I died and went to the afterlife.
So in this dream, I was someone else. Definitely not my current self, but a little girl who appeared to be Asian, her whole family was as well. My own mother, and my school teacher wanted me dead for some reason. I was a threat to them in some way, and I was fully aware of this. (I cant remember what the reason was.) So my teacher told me exactly what she was going to do, she was gonna poison my food and feed it to me. It was some kind of green beans with peas and mac and cheese I think? But as she was feeding me I wasn’t struggling at all. I just remember being super nervous and couldn’t do anything about it. It was weird, there wasn’t really a background. Everything was just whiteness, besides the couch I was sitting on, and the people.
As I was almost done, I saw my mother in the distance. She had a gun, and it was pointed at me. She shot me in the heart. I couldnt move. I knew I had a gunshot wound but I felt numb, I was trying to hold my heart to feel if she really shot me but I couldnt feel anything. I died. I was just a floating consciousness now. I remember thinking, “after death arent I supposed to be forgiving of people who wronged me? I still hate my mother.” And all I wanted to do was stick around and watch my sister from the afterlife. I distinctly remember that I was watching her play some kind of game, and I was thinking “there are so many people I could visit in the afterlife right now but all I want to do is stay here and watch my sister.” So thats what I did. And then I woke up.
Im thinking maybe I wasn’t ready to go any further into the afterlife yet so I decided to just stick around on Earth for a while... Anyone know what this dream means?
So in this dream, I was someone else. Definitely not my current self, but a little girl who appeared to be Asian, her whole family was as well. My own mother,...
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