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Did You Dream About Justice? Here's What It Means

Whenever a memorable dream subject like justice makes an appearance in a dream, it can have many potential explanations.

Written below are 3 analytical explanations of dreams about this dream subject from our dream guides.

Which of these interpretations makes the most sense for you?

What does justice 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 justice being served often reflects a desire for balance, fairness, or resolution in your waking life. That's the most simplistic interpretation.

It could indicate that you are seeking closure or retribution for a perceived wrong.

Alternatively, dreaming about delivering justice suggests a sense of personal power and moral authority. You may be grappling with a situation where you feel the need to make a difficult decision or stand up for what you believe is right. The common themes among these possible variations highlight a deep-seated need for equilibrium and ethical integrity.

Justice is a very complex and intriguing dream concept to interpret with any certainty. To really know for certain, I'd want to really dig deep into the dreamer's life and current circumstances.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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

Dreaming of justice being served may be thought of as a manifestation of the ego's attempt to reconcile the id's primal desires with the superego's moral standards, a classic Freudian conflict.

Getting a bit more complex: It may symbolize an unconscious yearning for resolution of internal or external conflicts. Conversely, dreaming of oneself delivering justice might be an expression of the superego's dominance, reflecting a struggle with moral responsibility and ethical decision-making. It could also signify a latent desire to exert control or influence over others. Both of these dreams underscore the psyche's ongoing quest for balance and harmony between our instinctual drives and moral compass.

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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 about justice being served is a spiritual message of karmic balance. It signifies your soul's yearning for equilibrium and the resolution of past actions, a divine reminder that every action has a reaction. Conversely, dreaming about delivering justice is a reflection of your spiritual power and responsibility. It suggests your soul's journey towards becoming a beacon of truth and righteousness. The common themes among these dream variations are spiritual manifestations of your inner quest for harmony and ethical integrity, a divine call to align your actions with the universal laws of justice and fairness. They highlight the soul's innate desire to uphold moral values and the cosmic principle of 'as you sow, so shall you reap'.

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Whose interpretation of the dream makes the most sense for you?

Which of the preceding explanations for justice makes the most sense for your dream?

Only you can know for sure. Keep in mind that our subconscious mind can be a multifaceted landscape. Each and every dream image can reflect many different meanings — or be the result of multiple activities in our daily lives.

Have a better explanation for a dream about justice that you'd like to share? Chime in with your own interpretation to the comment area down below.

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