Idle Dream Meaning

Someone who is staying still and idle in a dream.

Similar Dreams: Waiting, Water, Yesterday, Journey, Joke, Quarrel

The word ‘idle’ literally means to stall or hesitate in some way, and so seeing this manifest in some way in your dream implies the literal interpretation.

You may see a general sense of laziness in your dream, either within you or from those around you. You may be in an actual vehicle that is idling in your dream, or you may simply be idle yourself in your dream, flitting lazily from one thing to another in your dream world. Generally speaking, a sense of idleness in your dream is a symbol of boredom, and your dream is pointing you to your lack of initiative and drive.

Dreaming About Being Idle

Are you in the wrong relationship? The wrong job? Being idle in your dream is a suggestion that your life could be moving forward, but for some reason, it isn’t. Sometimes this is a good thing.

Sometimes you need to stall a moment before pressing forward. If this symbol occurs in your dream, your dream is telling you to stop and think things through.

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Dreaming About Seeing Someone Being Idle

If you see laziness in someone else, it indicates that this is a part of yourself that you want to tackle. Though this dream could mean there is someone in your life who is very idle, its most common meaning is that the representation is of yourself.

This is your subconscious’ way of getting you to see yourself from an outside perspective. How does this idle person make you feel? Annoyed? Disgusted? Frustrated? Ignored? This may be an indication of how you feel about yourself when it comes to getting things done.

Dreaming About Fighting Idleness

If in your dream you are being lazy but you are struggling to get up and get moving, this is a good sign. It means that you are attempting to conquer idleness in your waking life and your subconscious is encouraging you to keep pushing through this.

This dream can also indicate setbacks or minor disappointments in regard to an enterprise in your waking life. It can indicate that you may hit an obstacle or two, but the struggle you experience in your dream shows that you are willing to fight to succeed, no matter what happens.

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