Categories: Psychological / Emotional Perspective, S

Shot / Shooting

To be conscious of hearing a shot in dreams or of shooting someone highlights the need for a targeted release of energy, perhaps to clear the air or to achieve a particular end result. Being shot in a dream suggests that we may need to be aware of someone else’s ill feeling towards us.

Categories: Gives Gender – Specific, S

Shot / Shooting

In a woman’s dream being shot or shot at can symbolize the sexual act and all that goes along with the idea of penetration.

She might wish to explore her own feelings, particularly whether she feels targeted or victimized.

In a man’s dream the same idea of victimization or aggression can be apparent, but will […]

Categories: G, Gives Gender – Specific, Nightmares


If a woman is firing a gun she is aware of the masculine, aggressive side of her personality.

If she is being shot at she perhaps feels threatened by overt signs of aggression or sexuality.

For a man to be being shot suggests conflict which may, in fact, be territorial.

Categories: Psychological / Emotional Perspective, W


To have a weapon used against us means that we have to look at how we are party to people being aggressive around us.

It may be that we have done something to upset the other person, which results in aggression, or it may be that we have put ourselves in a position of becoming […]

Categories: T


If you dream of seeing or taking tranquilizer pills, you may be avoiding some issue or situation in your real life.

It’s also possible that you are refusing to recognize a negative aspect of yourself.

If you dream of being shot with a tranquilizer gun, or slipped a tranquilizer, there is an annoying person in […]

Categories: S


If you dream of shooting someone with a gun, your reputation is going to suffer in some way.

If you get shot, you will be annoyed by a nasty person.

If you hear the sound of shooting in your dream, this means that selfishness will be the cause of unhappiness between you and someone you […]

Categories: S


To dream that you are shot, and are feeling the sensations of dying, denotes that you are to meet unexpected abuse from the ill feelings of friends, but if you escape death by waking, you will be fully reconciled with them later on.

To dream that a preacher shoots you, signifies that you will be […]

Categories: G, Nightmares


In Freudian dream analysis, a symbol for physical passion.

If the dreamer is the one doing the shooting, then he is consciously or unconsciously searching for a partner.

If the dreamer is the one being shot, someone out there feels desire for him.

The release, or need for release, of pent-up anger.

Again, if […]

Categories: C


To see a cannon in your dream, suggests that there is something drastic that needs to be done immediately.

If you were shot out of a cannon, you can expect some exciting experiences with the opposite sex.

Categories: B


See explode / explosion and shot