Vision: Filing your finger nails: you are very bored. See File. Fingernails are breaking off: deep down you hope that a certain matter does not succeed. Cutting your finger nails: you want to cut a person down to size. Seeing two hands with extremely long fingernails: a sign of powerful, aggressive emotions (conscious or unconscious). This dream may be a warning to you to hide those sharp “claws” or you may be bothered by someone else’s sharp intellect.
If these fingernails scratch anyone, beware—you are in danger of getting seriously hurt.
Depth Psychology: The fingernail usually symbolizes the “intellectual weapon” used to defend yourself against the attacks of others. Scratching someone means working off unconscious aggression. See Cat.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream that your fingernails break indicates that you are struggling to stay away from some circumstance or responsibility.
To dream that you are polishing your fingernails represents beauty.
To dream that you are chewing your fingernails suggests that there is a situation you feel is beyond your ability to deal with. You don’t know how to handle this circumstance.
To dream that your fingernails are growing quickly indicates your wish to connect with someone. You would like to reach out to others in some way.
To dream that a man has long red fingernails indicates that he is connected to his emotions and is sensitive to the needs and feelings of others. This dream may also represents sexual desires and sensuality.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
(Fastener) In a dream, a nail represents a commander or a governor.
A nail in a dream also represents attainment of one’s goal. Fastening a nail to a piece ofwood in a dream means getting married. Nails in a dream also could represent an army, and they could signify strength and benefits. Swallowing nails in a dream means swallowing one’s anger. Nails in a dream also represent someone who associates with evil people.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Bonding; holding power, male sexuality. Nail in bor*,. consciousness painfully bound to physical reality. Idioms; hit the nail on the head; tough as nails; nailbiting; bed of nails; nail in ones coffin. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Dreams of a nail represent that you are attempting to hold something together or to bond with something or someone. Perhaps this dream is telling you that you are right in your assessment of your current situation, and that you have hit the nail on the head. See Fingernails.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: The penetrative power of the nail may be significant when we are having difficulty with issues of either masculinity or of sexuality.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: In a man’s dream nails may signify his own sense of self or his assertiveness, whereas in a woman’s dream the same things are likely to be much more representative of the masculine around her.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see or use a nail filer in your dream, suggests that you need to smooth out the rough edges of your personality or your relationship with others. You may be a little to harsh or blunt toward others.... My Dream Interpretation
Nail polish brings beauty and expression to a woman’s hands and to her feet. Thus, putting on nail polish in a dream may comment on your getting ready to express something beautiful through your work.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream abuot nail polish remover suggests that you are feeling guilty or regretful about something that you’ve done. You may be worried about how other people will interpret your actions.... My Dream Interpretation
Vision: Finding a nail: your wealth will continue if you are more careful with your money. Putting a nail in a wall: you will learn that telling the truth is to your advantage; you also should expose an opponent. Particularly long fingernails arc a warning about speculating on a risky venture. Sec Fingernails.
Depth Psychology: A (carpenter’s) nail is a symbol of the strength that holds your relationships together. Dreaming about finger or toenails: you want to hold onto a person or possession—but he/she/it will slip through your fingers anyway.
For the outcome, look at the dream symbols.... Dreamers Dictionary
(Capture; Fingernails; Strength; Victory) Fingernails in a dream represent victory over one’s enemy. Having long fingernails for someone who needs them for his or her work in a dream means prosperity. Long fingernails in a dream also mean a trend that opposes what is common and practical. Long fingernails in a dream also mean strength, power and protection from one’s enemy. Long fingernails in a dream also denote shame. Losing one’s fingernails to a sickness in a dream means losing one’s wealth, or reaching a dead end. Clipping one’s fingernails in a dream means following the common norms, lending money, or collecting gold jewelry. White fingernails in a dream mean understanding, vigilance, or memorizing things. Fighting someone with nails in a dream represents a cunning person. Long and beautiful fingernails in a dream mean money, or business.
If the length of one’s fingernails reaches near breaking in a dream, it means losing to others what otherwise could remain under one’s own control, or it could denote the need to pay alms tax or to distribute charity. Seeing one’s fingernails broken or chipped in a dream means loss of money, status or health.
If one’s fingernails become claws in a dream, it means that he will triumph over his enemy. (Also see Body’; Claw)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Depending on the content of the dream, hammering might represent feelings of anger and hostility or you may be reflecting on hard work and honorable endeavors. Additionally nails may have some sexual connotations.
A man may be expressing some repressed anxiety about sexual potency while a woman may be expressing her unconscious abhorrence of sex.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
If you are hammering you may be either expressing some violent feelings, or you may be reflecting on hard work and honor (depending on the content). Bright nails means you will nevertheless enjoy the work. Bent or dull nails will show sickness and disorder entering your life shortly.
To drive nails shows you will complete a deal and ‘drive’ a hard bargain.
If you injury yourself with a nail you should be careful of careless talk and sharp words. Additionally nails may have some sexual connotations.
A man may be expressing some repressed anxiety about sexual potency and a woman may be expressing her unconscious abhorrence of sex.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Nails are used to hold wood together in a construction project. Thus, they may remind you to nail things shut with regard to a business deal. They may also symbolically represent feeling crucified; they offer the message to quit being a martyr.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream your nails are grown long is very good, and denotes riches, prosperity, and happiness, great success in love, a good industrious husband or wife, and dutiful children; it also foretells that you will suddenly receive a sum of money that will be of great use to you.... The Complete Dream Book
Vulnerability, its shell depicting our defence against being hurt; feelings of repulsion for some people. Probably repulsion regarding ‘squirmy’ feelings regarding their body or sexuality. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Retreat, being overly sensitive, inhibition and lack of contact. This dream symbol appears often when one’s shyness collides with the desire for an energetic lifestyle. Are you facing risks with courage? Or retreating into your shell? This dream symbol is also a challenge to make life a little easier and to follow your own Rhythm. According to Freud, a sexual symbol.
Folklore: Lack of moderation.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Dreams of a snail signify that you are taking your time and practicing patience. Your dream may be giving you the message to stop being in such a rush, and to trust that even if your progress appears to be slow, you are making deliberate and distinct strides forward, and are leaving a legacy trailed behind you. This dream may also be revealing your feelings of vulnerability, and you are attempting to protect yourself from being hurt. See Shell.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Material aspects: The snail appearing in dreams may engender, because of its sliminess, a feeling of repulsion in some people. It does, however, also represent vulnerability and slowness, along with the type of apparent rootlessness seen in the wanderer.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To see a snail in your dream suggests that you are being overly sensitive. You may feel shy but wish to be more outgoing and energetic. Alternatively, it suggests that you are making steady progress toward a goal. You just need to go at your own pace.... My Dream Interpretation
Symbol: The snail is a symbol of resurrection and also virginity. Vision: Seeing a snail: your mono should be “slowly but surely”! A snail retreating into its shell: you expect something from someone, but are being kept in suspense. Eating snails: you are trying the patience of another person to the limit! Crushing a snail underfoot: your carelessness is putting you at a great disadvantage—serves you right!
Depth Psychology: The snail symbolizes your sensitivity and vulnerability.
The snail shell is a sign that you are looking for a retreat or just to be left alone. See Turtle.... Dreamers Dictionary
To dream of a snail implies that you are easily riled up or upset. You shouldn’t allow yourself to get annoyed so easily. You want to express your individuality, but something seems to be holding you back. It may also indicate that you are slowly reaching your objectives. Travel at a speed that feels comfortable for you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Toenails in dream represent personal things about you that you are secretly proud of. You may dream of painting your toenails when you are in love with someone who sees “the real you”. Or this dream may come when you are feeling very confident in yourself.
A dream of cutting your toenails represents how you are taking care or protecting a certain aspect of your life that is very important to you. This dream is about how you maintain your personal reputation and make sure that others don’t see your flaws.
To dream of having long toenails may suggest that you have been neglecting yourself in some way. Someone might be distracting you from what’s important in your waking life. Or you may need to get more motivated about some situation.
A dream that your toenails become infected or fall off, means that you are worried about the disapproval of others. You may be worried about a secret coming out.... My Dream Interpretation