Dream meaning » dark

To dream that darkness comes upon you signifies failure in some work that you are attempting. Darkness is synonymous with ignorance, the subconscious, evil, death, and fear of the unknown.

If the sun breaks through the darkness, then you will overcome your failures.

If you feel safe in the dark, then it suggests that you like not knowing about certain things. As some might say, ignorance is bliss.

To dream that you cannot find someone in the darkness signifies that you need to keep your temper in check. You have the tendency to let your emotions get out of control and lose your temper.

To dream that you are lost in the darkness denotes feelings of desperation, depression, or insecurity.

To dream that you are groping around in the darkness indicates that you have insufficient information to make a clear decision. Do your research and do not rush into making choices.

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The Dream Encyclopedia
The Dream Encyclopedia

Like many other common elements of our everyday experience, darkness can represent a wide range of things. As the polar opposite of light, darkness may represent evil, death, fear of the unknown, or feeling lost.
Darkness or a dark region in a dream is often symbolic of the unconscious, the womb, or unseen possibilities. As with all dream symbols, the tone and setting of the dream indicate which interpretation is appropriate.

The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams » Stearn Robinson & Tom Corbett
The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams » Stearn Robinson & Tom Corbett

Be prepared for a setback; however, if you managed to grope your way to the light, you will achieve great success. If you were walking in the dark, you will recover something you had given up for lost.

Dream Dictionary » Eve Adamson & Gayle Williamson
Dream Dictionary » Eve Adamson & Gayle Williamson

Darkness can take on many guises in dreams but generally symbolizes the unknown, mysterious, unexplored, or unacknowledged parts of your own psyche. Darkness shows up in dreams for a reason. It can surround something you fear and don’t know, something you don’t want to know or aren’t ready to face, or something mysterious and exciting in a compelling way. Pay special attention to the things in your dreams shrouded in darkness and the way you react to them. Adventurous exploration means you feel strong and confident, ready to face the unknown with bravado. Fear, shrinking away, or anxiety in the face of darkness usually signifies fear and anxiety about something unknown. Your dream acts out your anxiety, but it can also help you to prepare for the inevitable when you face a significant change or discovery.

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