Irony Dream Meaning

What does irony symbolize in dreams? Irony is a rhetorical device used to convey a meaning that is opposite to its literal or usual interpretation. Irony in dreams may symbolize unexpected or surprising outcomes that are contrary to what was anticipated.

For example, if you dream of achieving success in a particular endeavor, but the outcome turns out to be disappointing or opposite to what you expected, it could be a reflection of subconscious fears or concerns about the unpredictability of life and the possibility of unexpected turn of events.

Irony in dreams may also represent hidden truths or contradictions that may be difficult to reconcile. It may indicate situations where there are conflicting emotions, thoughts, or beliefs that are not immediately apparent.

Dreaming of irony may reflect paradoxes or contradictions that exist in your waking life. It may highlight situations where things are not as they seem, or where there are inconsistencies between different aspects of your life.

In some cases, irony in a dream may simply represent a sense of humor or playfulness. Dreams can often be nonsensical or absurd, and irony may be a way for your subconscious mind to express creativity, amusement, or lightheartedness in the dream narrative.

Here is how Rommel’s dreambook explains dreaming about irony. Your behavior, which has become the subject of someone's irony, indicates your insecurity from the attacks of enemies. This dream is an advice to retreat without a fight.

Your own irony directed at someone is a sign of inflated self-esteem. You need to take a more sober look at yourself.

According to the Alphabetical dreambook, if in a dream you are unpleasantly touched by someone's inappropriate irony, this indicates a weakness in your character and an inability to repulse your offenders. If in a dream you are ironic over someone, it means that you overestimate your ability to influence people with your word and conviction.

To say something with irony means to mock someone in waking life. Hearing in a dream how they talk with irony – is a sign that you are not taken seriously.

Sergii Haranenko
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  • Psychology and Alchemy, by C. G. Jung (Author). Publisher: Princeton University Press; 2nd edition (October 1, 1980). ISBN-13: 978-0691018317
  • The Dictionary of Dreams: Every Meaning Interpreted 1st Edition by Gustavus Hindman Miller (Author), Sigmund Freud (Author), Henri Bergson (Author). ISBN-13: 978-1577151562

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