This dream dictionary will help in translating the dream language. It is 'Jungian' based and focuses on the best possible applications of the dream images and actions in relationship to the emotional energies found in dreams. It references the symbolic and metaphorical value of the images/actions that are representative of the personal and universal/archetypal emotional patterns that are the subject matter in our dreams.
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To see the letter "J" in your dream means that there is something that you need to hold on to and grasp, as reflected by its hook shape. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on someone named "Jay" or whose initial starts with J.
To dream that you are jabbing someone suggests that you need to take more initiative and stop doubting your own abilities. You need to be more direct in your approach.
To see the Jabberwock in your dream indicates that you lack focus. The dream may also point to insecurities about your physical abilities.
Dreaming that you kill the Jabberwock implies that you have overcome some threat or some major obstacle.
To see or use a jack in your dream suggests that you are looking for balance in your life. The dream may also symbolize a person who is named "Jack" in your life.
To see Jack Frost in your dream represents someone who is cold or distant. It may also refer to someone who can't take criticism. You don't know how to relate to this person. Alternatively, Jack Frost is symbolic of winter time and the memories that that time of the year brings.
Jack In The Box
To see or play with a jack in the box toy in your dream signifies a pleasant surprise. Alternatively, the dream may mean that you are all wound up about something that is weighing in your mind.
Jack O' Lantern
To see a Jack O' Lantern in your dream represents a force or spirit that is protecting over you.
To carve a Jack O' Lantern in your dream suggests that you are trying to put on a tough or mean face. It refers to a superficial facade.
To see a jackal in your dream refers to manipulation. You have a tendency to feed off of others.
To see a jackdaw in your dream suggests that you need to be more sharing and giving. Alternatively, it symbolizes death or an end to something.
To see or wear a jacket in your dream represents the image that you want to present and project to the outside world. Alternatively, it symbolizes your protective and defensive persona. You tend to distant your feelings and as a result, you may isolate yourself. Consider also the color, appearance, and type of jacket for additional significance.
To see or eat jackfruit in your dream symbolizes fertility and abundance. Alternatively, a jackfruit represents luck. The larger the jackfruit, the greater the luck.
To see a jackhammer in your dream suggests that you need to make some drastic changes in your life. Break away from your old outdated attitudes and habits.
To see or win a jackpot in your dream suggests that you are too impulsive and relying too much on fate. Alternatively, the dream means that you need to take a chance in life in order to reap the rewards.
To play with jacks in your dream symbolizes your ability to take advantage of what life has to offer. The dream may be analogous to gathering various aspects, components or tidbits of knowledge, information, or ideas.
To see Jacob's ladder in your dream represents the path between heaven and earth. It is the connection between your spiritual and physical side. Each rung of the ladder signifies faith, hope and charity.
To dream that you are in a Jacuzzi suggests that you need to cleanse your emotions and rid yourself of all the negativity you are experiencing in your sex life.
To see jade in your dream indicates growth, healing power, purity, harmony, luck, immortality, and truth. It refers to the shaping and development of your personality.
To see a jaguar in your dream represents speed, agility, and power.
To dream that you are in jail suggests that you are feeling restrained or censored in your work environment, relationship or situation in your life. You are feeling confined and suffocated. Alternatively, it represents self-punishment and guilt. You are involved in some wrongdoing.
To dream that you are breaking out of jail refers to your desire or need to escape from a restrictive situation or relationship. Alternatively, dreaming of a jailbreak means that you are refusing to accept the consequences of your actions.
Dreaming of breaking someone out of jail suggests that you are compromising your values or beliefs.
To see a jailer in your dream suggests that you are being restrained in some way, either by your own belief system or by someone. Alternatively, it indicates your desires to control others.
To see or eat a jalapeno in your dream indicates that you need to put a little more pep in some area of your life. Perhaps you are feeling down and need a pick me up.
To dream that you are eating jam signifies pleasant surprises, sweet things and new discoveries. Alternatively, the dream may also be a pun that "caught in a jam". Are you in trouble or in a sticky situation?
To dream that you are making jam refers to a happy home life.
To dream that you are spreading jam indicates that you may be spreading yourself too thin. You have too many responsibilities and commitments. You need to learn to say no.
To see or dream that you are a janitor suggests that you need to work on cleaning up an aspect of your life.
To dream of the month of January signifies loss of love and broken companionship.
To dream about Japan or that you are in Japan depends on your own personal associations with the country. If you have never been to Japan, then the dream may represent some sort of realization enlightenment. As the land of the rising sun, Japan symbolizes peace of mind and tranquility.
To see a jar in your dream symbolizes the feminine womb. You are seeking protection. The dream may also be a pun on feeling "jarred" or shaken up by something or someone.
To see a honey bear jar in your dream represents a love one. If the honey bear is talking, then it refers to some advice that you should listen to or consider.
To see jasmine in your dream signifies love, beauty, protection and happiness. It is also an indication of short-lived pleasures.
To see jasper in your dream signifies longevity and healing.
To dream that a jasper stone is placed in your mouth means that the truth of some matter will soon be revealed to you.
To dream that you or someone has jaundice indicates indecision. You are having trouble coming to a decision about something. Alternatively, the dream may be a self-diagnose of jaundice. Perhaps it is time to visit your doctor.
To dream that you are stabbed by a javelin signifies a threat to your safety and freedom. Alternatively, it refers to the phallus.
To see the jaws of an animal in your dream indicate a misunderstanding. It may also mean that you are rushing into things. Alternatively, the dream suggests that someone or some situation is taking a large bite of your time, energy or some aspect of yourself.
To see your own jaw in your dream represents your stubbornness, determination and forcefulness. You may need to have more willpower and fortitude in some situation. To dream that your jaws are tight indicates unexpressed angers and other powerful feelings which you are holding back.
To dream that you break or dislocate your jaw suggests that you are compromising your own beliefs and principles.
To see or eat a jawbreaker in your dream indicates that a situation may look tempting and inviting, but it is in actuality very difficult to handle and control.
To see Jay Leno in your dream suggests that you are looking for some comic relief. Best known as a talk show host, perhaps you are looking for someone to open up to and freely express the feelings that you are keeping inside. Alternatively, the dream may indicate that something important or significant is happening tonight.
To see a jaybird in your dream suggests that you are being too arrogant and overly confident of your abilities. Alternatively, a jaybird may be trying to call attention to something which you have overlooked.
To hear or play jazz music in your dream symbolizes excitement and/or creative freedom. You feel free to express yourself in a situation. This interpretation will also depend on whether you like or hate jazz music. If you like jazz music, then the dream indicates a positive outcome. If you don't like jazz, then it implies that something is not going your way.
To dream that you are jealous of another person signifies that such feelings may be carried over from your waking life. The dream may reveal your subconscious feelings of jealousy toward that particular person. Alternatively, to dream of jealousy represents your vulnerability and your fear of intimacy. You need to work on self-love and on acknowledging your self-worth.
Wearing jeans in your dream may simply be a reflection of your waking Self and bear no additional significance. However, if there is a particular focus to the jeans, then the dream means that you need to take a more relaxed approach to some situation. If you are wearing or buying designer jeans in your dream, then it indicates that you have a relaxed attitude about money and other financial matters.
To dream that your jeans are too tight suggests that your ideals are set too high. Alternatively, the dream means that you are feeling restrained in some relationship or situation. You are lacking freedom.
To see ripped jeans in your dream implies that you are being overly lackadaisical about a situation or problem. The dream also denotes that you are acting inappropriately in some situation.
To dream that you are trying on jeans indicates that you are trying hard to fit in with others.
Jekyll and Hyde
To dream that you are Jekyll and Hyde indicates that you are battling between good and evil. You are conflicted between right and wrong. The dream also reflects the two extremes of your personality.
To dream that you are a Jedi indicates that you are in tune with your spiritual powers. You need to believe in mind over matter. Or you need to trust in your own metal powers.
To see a Jedi in your dream symbolizes the challenges in your life and the difficult decisions you are confronted with. Alternatively, it represents your quest for order and peace.
Dreaming that a Jedi is fighting with a Sidth represents conflict between good and evil. Perhaps you are torn with doing the right thing. You are struggling to not let negative emotions take over your actions.
To see a jeep in your dream suggests that you need to adopt a more active lifestyle. You need to get out and start doing! Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on "jeepin", which is slang for having sex in the car. Perhaps you need to add some excitement or non-conventionality to your sex life.
To see or eat jelly in your dream represents insight into a situation you have been wondering about. The dream may be a metaphor for something that is finally taking shape. You have come to some understanding. Alternatively, it indicates that you are preserving or maintaining a sweet relationship.
To see or eat jellybeans in your dream signify light heartedness, positive energy and joy. You are feeling content and relaxed.
To see a jellyfish in your dream represents painful memories that is emerging from your subconscious. There may be hidden hostility or aggression in some aspect of your waking relationship or situation. Alternatively, a jellyfish indicates feelings of inadequacy, uncertainty and a lack of self-esteem. Perhaps there is some situation in which you are unable to assert yourself.
To feel a sudden jerk or twitch in your dream may be an actual physical contraction of your muscles usually occurring just as you are fall asleep. The jerk feels like you are falling and often causes you to wake up.
To see a jester in your dream indicates that trivial matters and silly pastimes will divert your attention from more important issues. Alternatively, a jester represents embarrassment in some situation.
To see Jesus in your dream foretells that your greatest desires and goals will be realized. This dream serves to console and strengthen you in your times of adversity, hardship and struggle. You will rise above a difficult situation or circumstance and become victorious.
To dream that Jesus speaks to you or that you are praying with Him signifies that you will be blessed with true peace of mind, joy and contentment.
To dream that Jesus releases a white dove represents a message from the Holy Spirit and spreading the word of God.
To call the name of Jesus Christ in your dream implies your need for help. You are seeking guidance from a higher power.
To see a jet flying overhead in your dream signifies speed, pride or power.
To see a jet stone in your dream signifies a period of mourning and sadness.
If your dream involved jet fuel, then it refers to your high and upbeat energy level. You need to always be on the move.
To see or wear a jet pack in your dream suggests that you are being propelled to a position of power. No one can get in your way. Alternatively, the dream means that you will rise above some situation or difficulty. You will overcome any obstacles and limitations.
To see or dream that you are on a jet ski represents a journey of self-discovery. You are confronting and exploring aspects of your subconscious in full force. Alternatively, the dream relates to some sexual adventure or relationship.
To dream that you are on a jetty means that you are delving into your emotions. You are exploring your subconscious.
To see a jetty in your dream implies that you are trying to create a sense of calm around yourself.
To see jewelry in your dream signifies status and your own sense of self worth and personal value. It is also symbolic of knowledge, identity, or whatever qualities you hold precious in your life. Jewelry highlights the importance of spiritual and psychological riches. If you dream of a specific piece of jewelry that you own, then it symbolizes aspects of a waking relationship.
To dream that you receive jewelry as a gift indicates that you need to acknowledge and incorporate those corresponding qualities within your own self. Consider the type of jewelry and what it is made of.
To see broken jewelry in your dream signifies disappointments in achieving your goals and attaining your highest desires.
To dream that you are wearing too much jewelry means that you are trying to hard to impress others.
To see a jewelry box in your dream represents your sense of self-worth, self-value, and potential. You need to unleash your stored potential and quit keeping it hidden.
To see or wear jewels in your dream signify a value within yourself or within others in which you admire and cherish. It also symbolizes pleasure, riches, ambition and spiritual protection.
To find jewels in your dream signify a rapid climb to success.
To dream that you are dancing a jig symbolizes joviality and light hearted fun. The dream may also be a pun on "getting jiggy with it." Be cool.
To see a jigsaw puzzle in your dream represents a mental challenge or a problem in your waking life that you need to solve. You are trying to piece together all the components of a problem so you can get an overall picture. If there are pieces missing in the puzzle, then it suggests that you do not have all the facts needed to make a good and sound decision.
To dance the jitterbug in your dream refers to your positive, upbeat and enthusiastic attitude. Perhaps you need to let loose and relax. Alternatively, the dream may be a metaphor that you are nervous or anxious about something.
To dream that you are looking for a job suggests that you are feeling unfulfilled and frustrated in a current phase of your life. If you are applying for several jobs in your dream, then it suggests that you need a clear direction and focused goal.
To dream about your current job suggests that you need to work harder or be more effective at work. There may be something or some task that must be done at once. Or the dream may mean you are overworked or preoccupied with work. You need to make time for leisure and relaxation. If you dream that you are still working at your old job, then it suggests that there is an old lesson that you need to learn and apply to a current situation. It may also mean that you are regressing into your comfort zone.
To dream that you lose your job represents instability and insecurity in your waking life.
If you are currently unemployed, but dream that you have a job, then the dream may be one of encouragement of your job outlook. You need to remain motivated and don't give up.
Dreaming that you take someone else's job or that you replaced someone else's position means that if you want the job done right, you have to do it yourself.
To see or dream that you are a jockey suggests that you are in an elevated position. You are showing confidence in your ability.
To see or wear a jockstrap in your dream indicates that you are feeling vulnerable or weak in some sexual situation. Alternatively, the dream suggests that your guard is up in some relationship. You feel the need to protect yourself against being emotionally hurt.
To dream that you are jogging suggests that you are proceeding through life at a steady pace. You are not really taking any action toward changes.
To feel or notice your joints in your dream represent flexibility. It refers to a give and take situation and the need to work together as a team.
To dream that you are having joint problems suggest that things are not coming together the way you want it to. You are experiencing difficulties in your progress.
To dream that you are telling a joke denotes that you are not being taken seriously and as a result you are feeling frustrated. On the other hand, you may not be the one who is taking an issue seriously.
To hear a joke in your dream signifies that you are doing something that is either pointless or ridiculous. The dream may serve to alleviate some tension that has been weighing on you.
To see the joker card in your dream indicates endless possibilities. You can be anything you want if you set your mind to it.
Dreaming about the Joker from Batman suggests that you are taking pleasure in someone else's misfortune or bad luck.
To see a Joshua Tree in your dream symbolizes spirituality, purity and natural achievement. It also represents strength and courage.
To write or read a journal in your dream suggests that you are trying to change or rewrite the past in order to suit your own needs. Consider what is written in the journal and how it is similar or dissimilar to actual events in your waking life. Alternatively, the dream symbolizes some memory or event.
To dream that someone is reading your journal indicates that there is a secret you are keeping. You have difficulties telling others how you really feel.
To dream that you are going on a journey signifies profits, self-discovery or progress. The scenery you see in your journey and the method of travel is telling of your feelings and circumstances you may be currently experiencing.
To dream that your friends go on a journey signifies a welcoming and harmonious change.
To dream of the band Journey represents advice that some of their songs may offer in some waking situation. "Don't stop believing", "Open Arms", etc.
To joust in your dream signifies your determination and drive to push forward in any circumstance. Alternatively, jousting refers to some sexual conquest. It may be a metaphor for sex.
To watch a jousting match in your dream indicates that you need to be more direct about a problem or situation that you are trying to deal with.
To dream that you are joyful denotes harmony amongst friends and loved ones. The dream is a reflection of your waking state of mind.
To dream of a jubilee signifies pleasurable endeavors. It may signal new beginnings or possibly marriage.
To see a judge in your dream denotes feelings of guilt. You are afraid of getting caught. Your dream may be helping and guiding you toward making better judgments. Alternatively, a judge indicates your insecurities and concerns of being judged or criticized for your actions. On a more direct note, your dream may indicate that waking disputes be resolved through some legal proceedings.
Dreaming that you are a judge represents your commitment to be fair in a situation. It may also imply that you have to make a tough decision.
To dream that you are being judged indicates that you are being put through some test. You are seeking acceptance in order to move forward.
To see a jug in your dream symbolizes innocence abstinence and virginity. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on "jugs" or breasts. Particularly, if the jug is filled with milk, then it highlights maternal instinct or natural power.
To see an empty jug in your dream implies that something is lacking in your life.
To see a broken or cracked jug in your dream signifies infidelity.
To dream that you are juggling indicates that you are trying to do too much at one time. You are feeling overwhelmed, especially if you fail to keep all the balls in the air. Alternatively, the dream represents your ability to balance aspects of your life with success.
To drink juice in your dream represents the gift of life and vitality.
To see or use a juicer in your dreams suggests that you are in need of more energy.
To see a jukebox in your dream suggests that you are not trying your hardest. Consider the type of music that it is playing and how that relates to your morale, belief, and mood.
To see Julius Caesar in your dream points to your own drive and leadership abilities. Perhaps your ego is getting to big and you need to show more humility.
To dream of the month of July signifies hope, knowledge or productivity.
To watch something on a jumbotron in your dream points to some detail that you may be missing or overlooking. Alternatively, seeing a jumbotron indicates that you want to be part of the action or excitement.
To dream that you are jumping rope represents your ability to coordinate your actions and execute your plans.
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To dream that you are jumping indicates that you need to take a risk and go for it. You will overcome your obstacles and find progress toward your goals. Consider the metaphors "jumping for joy" to mean thrill and excitement or "jumping the gun" to mean impatience or impulsiveness. The way you feel in the dream will provide additional significance and meaning to your dream.
To dream that you fail to jump or are afraid to jump indicates that you fear uncertainty. You do not like change.
To dream that you are doing jumping jacks signifies your need for more balance in your life. You need to do more methodical in how you pursue your goals.
To dream that you are wearing a jumpsuit indicates that you are feeling stuck in your own identity; you are losing control of who you are. In particular, if you are wearing a racing jumpsuit, then it suggests that you are too busy trying to keep up with your fast pace life. You need to stop and reflect on what you are doing. If you dream that you are wearing a skydiving jumpsuit, then it means that you are lacking control of where you life is going. You may be dealing with issues of substance abuse. Dreaming of wearing a prison jumpsuit implies you feel trapped in some relationship or situation.
To dream of the month of June signifies gains and progress in your endeavors.
To dream that you are in a jungle signifies aspects of yourself and your personality that may be inhibited. You may be experiencing some chaos and unpredictable circumstances in your waking life. Consider the phrase "it's a jungle out there!"
If you are lost or trapped in a jungle, then it indicates that your negative feelings are hindering your progress. You need to come to terms with aspects of your subconscious.
To see a juniper tree in your dream indicates that you need to take the negative with the positive. You need to endure the difficult times before you can enjoy the good times.
To see junk in your dream symbolizes your need to get rid of and discard old ways of thinking and old habits.
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To see or receive junk mail in your dream indicates that you need to stop dwelling on minor details. Don't let trivial matters weigh you down.
To dream that you in a junkyard represents fear, frustration, and anger which you have repressed and kept inside. It may also symbolizes your discarded attitudes, old habits, and former beliefs.
To see Jupiter in your dream symbolizes creativity, energy, success, optimism, generosity, pleasure and extravagance. The dream may indicate your need to exhibit some of these qualities in your waking life. Alternatively, seeing Jupiter in your dream indicates your need to expand your knowledge and explore your limits.
To see a jury in your dream suggests that you are placed under scrutiny by others. You feel that others are judging you and your actions. Alternatively, the dream indicates that you are too overly concerned with what others think about you.
To dream that you are part of a jury indicates your tendency to pass judgment on others. Perhaps you are being to judgmental.
To dream that you have jury duty signifies the importance of your belief and opinions. You have something to offer to others.
To dream about justice refers to feelings that you have been wronged or treated unfairly.