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Bookmark to: StumbleUpon Bookmark to: Facebook DREAM DICTIONARY : This dream dictionary makes the claim that it is better than any other. Why? It works on the assumption that if something very big and important happens the day before then you will surely dream about it. This dictionary collects together such dreams and has meticulously studied their meanings. Try to study the definitions and questions below and see how they relate to real life right now.

CLEAN : Cleaning can have many meanings in dreams. It could suggest that you feel that there is something dirty or impure in your life. It may hint at bad feelings that you are trying to work through. But it can also be quite a positive symbol. It can link to a new sense of vigor and life in your thinking. It may show that you have been clearing out all the negativity and want to start afresh.

QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Is someone obsessively clean?
- Have you been tryiong to sort out some emotional problems?
- Did you need to just calm down last night?
- Are you trying to clear your mind of negative thoughts?

KEY WORDS : Mess, clear the air, bad thoughts, thinking clearly, emotional problems, sorting out

KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "It has all caused a big mess. There are lots of things to clear up"
- "Its a problem I just cannot get rid of. I just hate it"
- "I really want to take special care and get this just right"
- "I have a new sense of life within me"
- "I helped him get his life back on track and clean out all that negativity"
- "We had a really good chat yesterday which helped clear the air"
- "she is so messed up"
- "I have been trying to clean up all my bad thoughts about her"
- "I think we need to let him calm down properly"
- "I want to keep my mind clear so I can think clearly"
- "I want to clean out all my bad feelings"
- "I cannot believe what she said"
- "I tried to sort out the problems but he wouldn't listen"
- "I am tired of cleaning up their emotional problems"
- "she is so obsessively clean"


SEE ALSO : Disgust : Rubbish : Frustration : Guilt : Nervous : Anger
METHODS : For a full explanation of the methods used in this dream study CLICK HERE
Below you will see a series of quotes. Each quote represents the meaning of a particular dream(these are all dreams where the meaning is understood totally). For instance one dream may have meant that the dreamer was having trouble at work. In that case the quote may simply be "There is a bad atmosphere at work". Some information is included about which dream symbols were included in the dream(within the squares brackets). Often a sample dream is included which shows you how the dream interpretation was reached.
ESSAY : What is the symbolic meaning of Cleaning in dreams?

Cleaning can link to attempts to sort out problems. E.g.

"I am constantly been asked to sort out some emotional mess. But I have my own emotional crises" [Dream Dictionary - cleaning out pool]

"I went to bed trying to explain why I was unhappy with my boyfriends behavior. He did not agree with me. It kind of annoyed me" [Dream dictionary - cleaning up bedroom]

Cleaning may be linked with attempts to get rid of bad feelings. E.g.

"My sister has been telling me of all the things that she is angry with me about. It caused some bad feelings. Rather than causing trouble with this I let things settle for a while" [Dream Dictionary - me and my sister both get cleaned up]

"Me and my friend kind of had a deep conversation yesterday" [Dream symbol - cleaning up menstruation bloods]

"I was told by my mom that I had to do my homework. I am 42. I am not going to be told to do anything. What planet is she living on!" [Dream symbol - cleaning up dishes]

"I have moved halfway across the world and its kind of upset some people. They have told me that I have not been keeping in touch enough. " [Dream symbol - taking clean cups]

"I bought a present for my manager. But then I wondered if I should have bought a present for my other manager. But things are so difficult between me and her" [Dream Dictionary - trying to clean bugs and snakes off a rock]

Cleaning can suggest that you have approached life with a new vigor and are putting plans into actions. E.g.

"I have been wanting to set up my own business for years. Now I have decided to do that and I feel so much more positive about life" [Dream symbol - cleaning out basement]

"Both me and my sister have both left our relationships at the same time. But she is making much more progress. We have both attempted to spring clean our lives" [Dream Dictionary - cleaning up blood]

"I had a big break through with my six year old son. We had a long discussion and things definitely improved. " [Dream Dictionary -cleaning]

"I have just got a new bible for my birthday. I read it all night. I have been thinking about my own religious thoughts and I have realised that I do not put them into practice as well as I could" [Dream Dictionary -clean and shiny picture of Jesus]

"I have been helping out teaching a man to read and write. He has had so many problems and it seems like the world had given up on him" [Dream symbol - cleaning in a hospital]

Cleaning may suggest that you have to clean up someone elses mess. E.g.

"My sister in law has turned up and wants money " [Dream dictionary - I have to clean up mess]

Cleaning may suggest that you feel there are problems that you cannot get rid of(a mess that you cannot clean up). E.g.

"I hate my living accommodation. I have a noisy neighbour. There are also pests in the house" [Dream Dictionary -cleaning]

"I have just quite a job after five years. I invested a lot of time in it. I had so many responsibilities to the local band through my job and I do not know how they will do without me" [Dream Dictionary - Wondering how to clean ashes up]

Cleaning may suggest that you have been trying to keep something pure and free from bad influences. E.g.

"My child is not well at the moment and I am trying to cure her through reiki. But I am picking up some bad energy from my job" [Dream dictionary - cleaning up cats litter]

"I was living in a cult with my husband. I wanted to get out but my husband did not. I was trying to keep his mind clear of the all pervasive influence of the cult" [Dream Dictionary - vacuuming up ants]

"There is this woman I fancy . I just know it would not work out. I am pretty messed up in the head and have all types of problems yet she is so ordinary and normal" [Dream Dictionary - feeling out of place in clean bathroom]

"I have just found out I am part Jewish. I am interesting in that side of the family. It annoyed me that one guy in our family is really ashamed of the Jewish link. He is a real bigot." [Dream Dictionary - cleaning supplies in a boat]

Cleaning may suggest that you are trying put some effort into making something as good as possible. E.g.

"I have just finished my research and now am attempting to present it in a much more understandable form" [Dream Dictionary - cleaning cooker in celebrity chefs kitchen]

Cleaning may of course link to cleaning up and household tasks in general. E.g.

"I have lots to do to look after my sick relatives. I have to organise everything " [Dream Dictionary - cleaning up and rushed off my feet]

Cleaning may suggest that you or someone near you have some obsessive habits with cleanliness. E.g.

"I am sleeping at my friends house after a concert. I woke up from this dream with an urgent need to go to the toilet. But my friend is a bit particular about cleanliness and it kind of makes me nervous to go to the toilet in some one elses house in the middle of the night" [Dream Dictionary - cleaning toilets]

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