The loss of individuality and personal vision to that of your peer group, society, or culture.
Cloned ideas or lacking originality- in your approaches.
The loss of value or appeal because of having been overexposed to one person, object, or situation repeatedly. Just as a child with candy, there can be too much of a good thing.... The Language of Dreams
Sometimes a dreamer may stand on a pier looking out over the ocean (or other large body of water). Sometimes waiting for a ship or a boat.
The water symbolizes the unconscious and our emotions. It could also be considered the “water of life,” with meaning ranging form the simplest (as the necessity for life) to the most profound (life itself and all of its complexities). Its meaning can be drawn though analysis of your current situation and internal dynamics.
If we are waiting for the opportunity to begin a new adventure, it could be reflected in this dream. Additionally, you may have a desire to get to know yourself better, to explore your own unconscious, and to grow in an emotional, psychological, or spiritual way. You are standing on a pier because you need or want to go on a journey in daily real life or an internal journey to your own unconscious.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Dreams of being on a pier denote that you are overlooking the ocean of your emotions from a safe distance. You may be peering out over the edge to get a better, more objective look in an attempt to understand the ups and downs of your emotional waves.
If you dream of being beneath the pier then, then you may be venting out your feelings of being beneath your peers.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you dream of receiving a piercing, then you are allowing someone to impress you and leave their mark on you. Or you are wanting to hold onto a touchstone of a significant memory from your past.
If you dream of piercing someone else, then this signifies your desire to make an indelible impression or to leave your mark. Consider which part of the body is pierced. See Tattoo and Body.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Dreams about getting pierced can simply reflect your wish to do this in real life. This dream can also mean you will experience feelings of distance with a friend, because of differences in your personalities.
If you dream of someone else getting pierced, it indicates jealousy of that person or something they have.
If you dream of getting your tongue pierced, it could mean you have been gossiping or lying and you should stop.... My Dream Interpretation
(Boring) Piercing a hole in a dream means deception. Piercing a hole in a stone in a dream means investigating someone in authority. Piercing a hole in the wall of a citadel in a dream means being obsessed with virgin girls and desiring to deflower them. Piercing in a dream also means spying, pursuing someone’s tracks, desecrating one’s earnings by bringing unlawful money into them, or it could mean deterioration in the conduct of one’s children. Digging an underground tunnel in a city in a dream means searching for someone. Digging an underground tunnel to reach the inside of a house in a dream means trying to court a woman, exerting an irresistible influence on her, then luring her to deceive her. (Also see Tunnel)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Symbol: Unlike Freud, who insisted that the rapier is a phallic symbol, we believe today that the rapier stands for “separation,” for cutting something. See Scissors.
Vision: Dreaming about a rapier may have a sexual connotation, but the image can also stand for an immediate separation (or fear of separation). Being attacked by a rapier stands for a drastic event. Fighting with a rapier: success in the struggle to combat evil gossip, if you can keep present emotions under control.
Depth Psychology: The dream image of a rapier means you will soon be required to make an emotional decision.
The rapier might also be a symbol of aggressive sexuality. Woman may see such a dream as a sign of danger, since women generally have an aversion to violent sex.... Dreamers Dictionary