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Did You Dream About a Reservoir? Here's What It Means

A image like a reservoir can be a difficult one to understand. Because dreams are like blurry reflections of our subconscious mind, and they often include specific references to our daily lives, no single explanation fits every dream about a reservoir or any other symbol.

Below are 3 contrasting perspectives on dreams about a reservoir, taken from very different perspectives.

Which interpretation works the best for you?

What does a reservoir mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

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Mary Leyen
Dream Expert,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

A dream about a reservoir signifies your emotional reserves. But the specific meaning of a reservoir in a dream obviously depends on your present circumstances.

It suggests that you have a well of feelings that you may not be tapping into. You might be holding back your emotions, or you're ready to let them flow freely. If you're near or in the reservoir, it indicates your comfort level with these emotions. Being near suggests you're acknowledging these feelings but not fully engaging, while being in the reservoir implies you're immersing yourself in your emotions, ready to explore them deeply.

A reservoir can be a somewhat complex dream experience to offer a firm opinion about. To say for certain, I'd want to get an understanding of the dreamer's life story and current situation.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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Ernesto Andrahi
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of a reservoir, in Freudian terms, may be thought of as a manifestation of the unconscious mind's reservoir of repressed desires and memories.

We can take this reasoning to another level: It symbolizes the vast depth of the psyche that remains unexplored. If you've dreamed of being near a reservoir, it might suggest a subconscious awareness of these repressed elements, yet a reluctance to delve into them. Being in the reservoir, by contrast, could indicate a willingness to confront these repressed aspects, a journey into the depths of one's own psyche. This dream could be a call to introspection, a prompt to examine the hidden aspects of your self.

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3. The spiritualist's interpretation

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Liz Morrison
Shaman and Spirit Guide,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of a reservoir symbolizes your spiritual reservoir, a vast expanse of divine energy within you. It's a call to tap into this spiritual wealth, to draw from it in your waking life. Being near a reservoir in a dream suggests a spiritual awakening, a growing awareness of your divine connection. You're on the threshold of a deeper spiritual journey. If you're in the reservoir, it signifies a profound immersion in your spiritual self, a willingness to dive deep into your divine essence. This dream is a spiritual invitation, urging you to explore your inner spiritual landscape and harness the divine energy within.

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So whose interpretation of the dream makes the most sense for you?

Which interpretation of a reservoir applies to your unique situation?

Only you can know for sure. It's worth noting that our subconscious mind can be a complex thing. Just about any dream concept can reflect multiple meanings — or result from many different activities in our waking life.

Have a unique analysis for dreams about a reservoir you can add? Chime in with your personal thoughts to the comment section at the bottom of this page.

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