Background

What are sad dream dreams about?

Emotions are complex. You can have many emotions at the same time. Sadness is one of those emotions. Things can be good, but at the same time be sad. Sad dreams are identified by the use of “sad dream”, “emotional dream”, or “depressing dream” within the dream report. As a result, this will not capture all of the sad 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 sad dream dreams.

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

The circular bar chart above shows how sad dreams in a dream will affect dream content as compared to other dream symbols. Higher bars indicate that sad dream is more related to the specific symbol in the graph. Lower bars indicate that sad dream is less related to the specific symbol in the graph. Specifically, sad dream dreams have more sadness than 99.8% of dream symbols, more grief and sorrow than 98.7% of dream symbols, and more love than 95.8% of dream symbols. On the other hand, sad dream dreams have less insects than 96.6% of dream symbols, less fear than 95.9% of dream symbols, and less fantastic beings than 95.5% of dream symbols. Notably, dreams of sad dreams tend to contain much more emotion than other dreams. Also, sad dream dreams contain a lot of love. Love is a wonderful human emotion! Even if love occurs within a dream, it is still love and it can feel wonderful. Since love is such a powerful emotion, it is best to be curious about it. Additionally, dreams of sad dreams are full of grief and sorrow. Of course not every sad dream dream is sorrowful, these type of dreams have more grief and sorrow than 90% of other dream symbols. It can be heart breaking to experience grief and sorrow during a dream. This can remind us of painful events in waking life. Alternatively, the grief and sorrow within a dream can feel so real. Also, dreams of sad dreams tend not to mention places or locations. The dream may or may not take place in varying locations. But dreams of sad 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. Finally, dreams of sad dreams are family oriented. They are more related to family than 90% of all other symbols. In other words, dreaming of sad dreams will increase your chances of dreaming of a family member. Dreams help us to process our emotions and social relationships. In a certain lens, you can think of dreams as simulations of the world. This can be especially helpful for our relationships with family. 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 sad dreams is different than dreams of sad dreams in general.

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of dreams have sad dreams

How common are sad dream dreams?

0.2% of dreams have the sad dreams symbol within the dream. That's about 1 out of every 450 dreams. Considering all the dream symbols, it is very uncommon.

Identification

How are sad dream dreams identified?

This symbol is identified by words like sad dream, depressing dream, emotional dream.

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What is most related to dreams of sad dreams?

Sad dreams dreams are notable because they have substantially more sadness, abscesses, depression, Austria, Venezuela, future selves, beggars, Saudi Arabia, landslides, wildfires, Argentina than 95% of other dream symbols.

Least related

What symbols least related to dreams of sad dreams?

Sad dreams do not especially suppress any other dream symbols.

Deep dive into sad dream dreams

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

Who is in dreams of sad dreams?

Who is in dreams of sad dreams?

Dreams of sad dreams are more related to peers, much more related to family, and more related to romantic partners than dreams in general. They are less related to animals, much less related to insects, and much less related to unnamed people.

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What are the emotions in dreams of sad dreams?

What are the emotions in dreams of sad dreams?

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

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Where do dreams of sad dreams take place?

Where do dreams of sad dreams take place?

Dreams of sad dreams are less related to home, less related to work, and less related to human-made places.

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What happens in dreams of sad dreams?

What happens in dreams of sad dreams?

Sad dream dreams are much more related to death than dreams in general. They are much less related to aggressive acts, less related to friendly acts, and less related to sex.

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

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

Dreams of sad dreams are much less related to lucid dreams, much less related to nightmares, and much less related to recurring dreams.

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How do dreams of sad dreams related the senses?

How do dreams of sad dreams related the senses?

Dreams of sad dreams are less related to hearing, much less related to smelling, and less related to taste.

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How can you make sense of sad dreams in dreams?

Sad dream dreams are very uncommon. Among other things sad dream dreams are very emotional, about love, sorrowful, lack places or locations, family oriented, and about death. Do you think this is true for your dream of sad dreams? How might your dream of sad 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 sad 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 sad dreams in dreams. See how you feel about sad dreams now, in your waking life.

Examples of dreams of sad 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 sad 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 sad dream dreams. Read at your own risk.

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