Punishment, Torture | Dream Meanings

What does Punishment, Torture mean in dream?

Punishment, Torture | Dream Meanings

Keywords of this dream: Punishment Torture


Dream Meanings of Versatile

The concept of divine retribution – that is, being punished by a force greater than ourselves – suggests a judgemental god. Spiritual punishment is much more, however, the idea of self-flagellation for not having achieved what is required of us. When in dreams we are punishing another, the inference is that we are standing in judgement over them.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Psychological / emotional perspective: When there is conflict in our lives, if we cannot resolve it we will often dream of being punished. This may be the only way out of our particular dilemma. We would rather suffer pain than resolve the difficulty. Inflicting punishment suggests that we feel some aspect of our personality is out of alignment.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Material aspects: When a child recognizes that he or she is not conforming to what is expected, the threat of punishment is often present. In later life, when there is fear of retribution from an external source, we will often dream of being punished when there is no evidence of such. Self-punishment occurs when we have not achieved the standards we expect of ourselves and in many ways might be considered self-abuse.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(See Cauterize; Seal)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Bad conscience and masochism. Moral problems, similar to Confession. It is also possible that you will be asked to consider taking responsibility for somebody, or that you need to forgive somebody.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- When a child recognises that he or she is not conforming to what is expected, the threat of punishment is often present. In later life, when there is fear of retribution from an external source, we will often dream of being punished.

Self-punishment occurs when we have not achieved the standards we expcct of ourselves.

2- When there is conflict in our lives, if we cannot resolve il we will often dream of being punished. This may be the only way out of our particular dilemma. We would rather suffer pain than resolve the difficulty.

3- The concept of Divine Retribution that is, being punished by a force greater than ourselves suggests a judgmental God. Spiritual punishment is much more, however, the idea of self-flagellation for not having achieved what is required of us.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

The Complete Dream Book

To dream of being punished for a misdeed is a portent of unhappiness.

If you are doing the punishing, the augury is a good one.... The Complete Dream Book

Mystic Dream Book

To dream of being Punished signifies an unexpected pleasure at hand.... Mystic Dream Book

Strangest Dream Explanations

See Prison an Jail/Jailer.... Strangest Dream Explanations

My Dream Interpretation

Punishment in a dream is a fairly straight-forward symbol, signifying the dreamer has guilty feelings about something done in real life.... My Dream Interpretation

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Depicts the internal pain, or fear of retribution, that occurs inside us due to conflict between our social training and internal drives.

The more rigidly moral we are, the more hell and punishment we dream about. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

To dream of being tortured, denotes that you will undergo disappointment and grief through the machination of false friends.

If you are torturing others, you will fail to carry out well-laid plans for increasing your fortune.

If you are trying to alleviate the torture of others, you will succeed after a struggle in business and love.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Mental abuse... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

New American Dream Dictionary

1. Feelings of powerlessness and persecution—usually from a situation, often a relationship.

2. Difficulties in home life, unhappiness.

3. Attempt to eliminate feelings of love (to torture oneself ). ... New American Dream Dictionary

Christian Dream Symbols

To see someone being tortured is symbolic of demonic torment, Rev. 9:5, Matt. 18:34... Christian Dream Symbols

Little Giant Encyclopedia

Something secret, monumental. It could be torturing somebody with suspense, but it is often connected to fear of pain.

If you are torturing somebody else, it is usually aggression against your own habits, for which the Other is simply a symbol.

If you are being tortured, you are harming yourself, revealing a tendency toward masochism, which we probably all have.

On the other hand, hidden behind such a dream might be a need for more tension or excitement in your life.

An unconscious sadomasochistic attitude may be clamoring for release. Are you sure that what is called sexual lust is not part of a full range of sexual pleasure? In another sense, these dream situations might be an expression of tension due to repressed feelings of revenge. You may not be willing, except in dreams, to do to others what you feel is being done to you. Those are a few of the scenarios such dreams deal with.... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- When an image connected with torture appears in a dream, often we are trying to come to terms with a great hurt. This does not need to be on a physical level indeed, it hardly ever is. It is more likely to be emotional or mental pain.

2- If wc are being tortured we need to look at the other images in the dream to discover what significance this will have in everyday life. It may be that we tend to put ourselves in the position of victim without realising it.

3- Spiritual torture can be a conflict between right and wrong It can also be a matter of choices between two courses of action. Often the idea of such torture for the Greater Good is part of the process of growth.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

The Complete Dream Book

if you dream of seeing someone being tortured, and endeavor to help the person, it is a sign that you will be successful only after a long struggle to hold your sweetheart.... The Complete Dream Book

The Complete Dream Book

It is fortunate to dream of being tortured, for it presages happiness in your family life.... The Complete Dream Book

Dreamers Dictionary

Vision: Dreaming about being tortured means either strong emotions or an unhappy love affair. Torturing another person: you are about to do an injustice to another person. Looking at a torture chamber: you are afraid of the consequences of your actions.

Depth Psychology: Dreaming about torture is a sign of a bad conscience; you made a mistake and feel guilty. Sometimes it expresses empathy: you feel “tortured” knowing about people in need and not being able to help.... Dreamers Dictionary

Mystic Dream Book

To dream of being Tortured signifies domestic bliss.... Mystic Dream Book

My Dream Interpretation

Dreaming about being tortured indicates that you are feeling victimized or helpless in some relationship or situation.... My Dream Interpretation

Psycho Dream Interpretation

Dreams of torture denote struggles and disappointment in love or money matters.... Psycho Dream Interpretation

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Spiritual torture can be a conflict between right and wrong and spiritual torment is the mental agony, which ensues when we must make choices between two or more courses of action. Often the idea of such torture for the benefit of the majority – that is, the greater good is part of the process of growth. Spiritual teasing is the sort of irritation engendered by the imp. You might also like to consult the entries for imp, sadism and victim as well as the information on nightmares in the introduction.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Psychological / emotional perspective: Being teased in dreams may reveal a fear of becoming a laughing stock.

If we are being physically tortured in dreams, we need to look at the other images and personalities in the dream to discover what significance such action has in our everyday life. It may be that we tend to put ourselves in the position of victim without realizing it. Torment has a hugely emotional charge behind it and reveals an element of sadism in our dream tormentor. This can amount to persecution and is the sort of dream that will surface in post-traumatic stress disorder.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Material aspects: When an image connected with torture appears in a dream, often we are trying to come to terms with a great hurt. This does not need to be on a physical level – indeed, it hardly ever is. It is more likely to be emotional or mental pain.

If we are unable to deal with the hurt, the dream may escalate into one of torment.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(See Executioner)... Islamic Dream Interpretation