Dream symbol Trap door


trap, dungeon, depth, being trapped, shaft, floor opening, escape route, deceitfulness

A trapdoor serves as a space-saving alternative to get into cellars or attics and can be located on the ceiling or in the floor and serves as a connecting door to a perhaps secret passage or room. Most often, the ceiling trapdoor variant also has a hinged staircase that can be used to climb up.

On the other hand, trapdoors were also used in earlier executions, under gallows in hangings and mechanically operated by the executioner by a lever, so that the head accused of death in the noose, by the jerky falling down his neck breaks. In medieval castles these trapdoors were used mainly to keep away troublemakers as a warning.

General dream interpretation

A trap door in a dream, according to the general dream interpretation, stands as an internal alarm that should serve as a warning to the dreamer that deceit and guile are on the way. This dream symbol in this regard can indicate not only related to others, but also to own intrigues to ill-will of others. Attention thus in the awake real life, in order to resist either the own temptation or also caution which comes from the outside on one.

Further illuminated the dream symbol of the trap door points to SORROWS, which are approaching the dreamer concerned. The cause could be the loss of a key or the arrival of a letter with unpleasant news. If the trap door appears in the dream in the context of a gallows, it prophesies a difficult period of life, for which the dreamer should show responsibility himself. New opportunities and possibilities could appear if an open trap door appears in your dream, which are associated with risks. If the sleeper falls through a trapdoor in the dream, which turns out to be a trap, tricky circumstances could open up, from which there will be no escape soon. However, if another person falls through the trap door, the person involved comes to a willed conclusion with cunning.

Psychological dream interpretation

From a psychological perspective, this dream symbol of the trap door illustrates to the sleeping person a DOWNSlope with painful consequences. This descent can show itself on a social or even social level and often this fall is in combination with hostile endeavors of another person, on whose deceitfulness one has fallen.

Falling through a trapdoor in a dream symbolically reflects the warning of LIGHTHEartedness and UNLIGHTHEartedness. If an open trapdoor appears in a dream as a dream image, then the psychological dream interpretation assumes that the person in question has a breakthrough to solve a problem in his hand and this was made clear to him with this dream. Now he only has to use this possibility in the waking state.

Spiritual dream interpretation

The transcendent dream interpretation level analyzes this dream image of the trap door in such a way that everything points to a TRANSITION, which is frightening due to felt uncertainty. This all looks a bit confusing at the moment, but the advice of calm and patience is given to the dreamer in question to let these fears flow away lightheartedly. What then develops is promising for a positive outcome.


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