Dream meaning » X

Seeing an X as a grade on a paper

If you dream about school, you may see an X on one of your tests.

This could mean that you are feeling judged or criticized by others. It could also mean that you have some regret over decisions you made in the past.

Filling Out Check Boxes

Sometimes the X is used to mark checkboxes and selections.

If this is the case in your dream, this likely means you are exploring your options and trying to make a decision about something.

X Marks the Spot

Often times in stories about pirates looking for treasure, you may see on a map “X Marks the Spot”.

This could mean that you are thinking about a goal or a destination. It could mean there is something you are working towards, but you are unsure about how you will get there.

X as a Roman Numeral

In Roman Numerals, the letter X is a symbol for the number 10.

The number 10 often means starting something new and taking leadership. It could also have some significance for being the 10th of something – such as a date.

See meaning of numbers in dreams for more ideas what this may mean.

X as a Mark of Stigma

Sometimes an X might appear on a person’s forehead or hand in a dream.

This can mean that someone is not being accepted, or that you may feel like an outcast. You may feel different or alienated from others in a situation.

You may feel as if you are experiencing stigma and stereotyping in your current waking life.

X as in Ex

It is also possible the X may be a symbol for the wordEx”, such as in the case of an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend. See what it means to dream of an ex to understand this in our dreams.

It could also mean that you want to disassociate yourself with something, or that you no longer want something to be a part of your life.

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The Dream Encyclopedia
The Dream Encyclopedia

X in a dream can refer to the Roman numeral for ten, for “X marks the spot” in a map, the cross, an error, or “X-rated.”

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

If you dream of finding an X that marks a particular spot, you really are engaged in a search for something you desire, and your dream symbolizes your real desire. Treasure could symbolize money, a person could symbolize a relationship, a building or piece of furniture could symbolize a new home or a new job. Whatever the case, that X means something important to you. Otherwise, your dream wouldn’t be so obvious.

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