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Label – To dream that you are putting labels on items, denotes that your need for organization and order. To see or read labels in your dream, signifies that you have unknowingly let an enemy see the inside of your private affairs, as a result of your carelessness and neglect.
Labour - To dream that you are labouring, foretells of favourable outlook in any new undertaking. To see men labouring in your dream, signifies fruitful enterprise and vitality in your health.
Laboratory – To dream that you are in a laboratory, signifies that you are experimenting with your inner feelings, beliefs, and fears and testing yourself. Alternatively, you may be going through some sort of transformation.
Labyrinth – To see a labyrinth in your dream, signifies that you will be involved with my complicated situations where your domestic sphere will be quite intolerable. To dream that you are in a labyrinth of green vines and timber, signifies an unexpected turn of happiness where despair and loss was anticipated.
Lace - To see your lover wearing lace in your dream, signifies fidelity in love. To see lace in your dream, symbolizes your realization of your heart’s desires. To dream that you are making lace, signifies that you will marry well.
Ladder - To dream that you are climbing up a ladder, suggests that you have reached a new level of achievement and higher awareness. It is indicative of prosperity, hard work and efforts. You may also be looking at things from a different perspective. Alternatively, it may indicate meditation and prayer. You are setting forth on a spiritual path.
Ladle – To see a ladle in your dream, signifies that children will be a great source of your joy and pride. To see a broken ladle, denotes grief and sorrow in love.
Ladybird - To see a ladybird in your dream, is symbolic of good luck. It also signifies happiness at work.
Lake – To see a lake in your dream, signifies your emotional state of mind. If the lake is clear and calm, then it symbolizes your inner peace. If the lake is disturbed, then you may be going through some emotional turmoil.
Lamb – To see a lamb in your dream, denotes that you will have many companions. Consider also the metaphor “as gentle as a lamb”. Lambs are representative of all that is pure and innocent.
Lament – To dream that you lament a loss, is a bad omen signalling distress, illness, and struggle. Only after overcoming such adversity will you enjoy pleasure and personal gains.
Lamp – To see a lamp in your dream, symbolizes guidance, hope, inspiration, enlightenment and reassurance. To see a broken lamp in your dream, suggests that you are shutting out those who are trying to help you. It is also symbolic of misfortune and the approach of bad luck.
Lamppost – To see a lamppost in your dream, denotes that someone who you least expect will prove to be a great friend in your time of need.
Lampshade - To see a lamp shade in your dream, indicates a need for protection form some intense energy or power. You may be trying to hide or be less noticeable.
Land – To see land from the ocean in your dream, foretells that you will have an abundant amount of prosperity and happiness. To see rocky or barren land, denotes failure in your undertakings.
Landscape - To dream of various landscapes in your dream, represents where you are in your life or in your relationships. How do you see yourself with respect to the rest of the world and those around you? According to Freud, the landscape symbolizes the human body. To dream of ever changing landscapes, indicates psychological transitions or emotional progress.
Landslide - To see a landslide in your dream, represents emotions that you have been holding back for a long time. As a result, your emotions are erupting in an unexpected or violent way.
Language - To dream that you are studying a language, denotes that you are having difficulties expressing your thoughts. To hear foul language in your dream, signifies that you will soon find yourself in an embarrassing situation.
Lantern – To see or buy a lantern in your dream, denotes unexpected wealth and fortunate dealings. To dream that you are carrying a lantern, signifies that you generosity and kindness will attract many friends. To dream that a lantern goes out, foretells that you will fail to rise to prestige.
Lap – To notice your lap in your dream, implies opportunities and/or problems. It may also indicate loneliness and loss. To dream that you are sitting someone’s lap, signifies that you will find stability and security after some difficult situations.
Lapis - To see a lapis in your dream, suggests that no one is perfect. You need to accept yourself with all your imperfections and look within your own self.
Lard – To see lard in your dream, denotes that you will have much gratification over your rise in fortune. To dream that your hands are in melted lard, signifies disappointments and failure to achieve prominence within your social circles.
Lark - To see larks flying in your dream, symbolizes high aspirations. If they fall during flight, then it indicates that you will be overcome with despair in the midst of your pleasure and joy. To hear larks singing in your dream, foretells of success in business.
Las Vegas - To dream that you are in Las Vegas, refers to excess and overindulgence. You need to show some restraint in some area of your life.
Laser – To see a laser in your dream, symbolizes clarity and truth. You are seeing and understanding things much more clearly.
Lasso – To dream that you are skilfully swinging a lasso, denotes contentment in love and happiness in your family affairs. To dream that you signifies that you will be embarrassed. To dream that you lasso an animal, signifies that you will succeed in gaining the heart of your true love.
Latch – To see a latch in your dream, signifies that you will receive an unwelcome appeal for aid. To see a broken latch in your dream, signifies that you and a good friend will be in a major disagreement.
Late – To dream that you are late, denotes your fear of change and your ambivalence about seizing an opportunity. You may feel unready, unworthy, or unsupported in your current circumstances. Additionally, you may be overwhelmed or conflicted with decisions about your future.
Latin - To dream that you are studying Latin, signifies that you will rise to a position of prominence and distinction.
Laughing – To dream that you are laughing, denotes that you will be surrounded by pleasant companions and much success in your endeavours. To hear the cheerful laughter of children, denotes splendid joy and vital health.
Laundry – To dream that you are doing your laundry, suggests that you are cleaning up your act or change your image. You are concerned about how you appear to others. To dream that you are having someone else do your laundry, denotes gossip. To dream that you are sorting the laundry, indicates that you are trying to understand your own feelings and sorting your attitudes.
Laurel – To see laurel in your dream, signifies forthcoming success and prestige. Love will also enter your life. To dream that you put a wreath of laurel on your lover’s head, denotes that your lover will be an honest and faithful partner.
Lava - To see lava in your dream, signifies an expression of anger which you have kept inside for awhile.
Lavender - To see lavender in you dream, indicates mysticism and spirituality.
Lawn – To dream that you are walking on a green lawn, represents hope, pleasure, and well-being. To see a dead or brown lawn in your dream, signifies dissatisfaction with some aspect of your home life. You may also be too concerned about what other people think.
Lawn Mower - To see a lawn mower in your dream, suggests that you need to channel those negative thinking into positive energy. You need to keep your temper and attitude under control.
Lawyer - To dream that you are a lawyer, denotes that you will be successful in your chosen profession. To dream that you are in any way associated with a lawyer, signifies that you will find yourself in the midst of a scandal leading to mortifying criticism.
Leader - To dream that you are a leader, represents you ability to assert your ideas and/or offer guidance to others. The dream may also be telling you that you are being too passive and need to take a more active role in a situation. Take more control over your life and behaviour.
Leak – To see a leak in your dream, signifies great loss and distress for you. You are wasting your energy on fruitless endeavours. Alternatively, the dream may indicate some repressed feelings emerging from your unconscious.
Learn - To dream that you are learning something, signifies your interest and never-ending quest in acquiring knowledge. To dream that you are in places of learning, foretells that you will rise to distinction.
Leather – To see leather in your dream, signifies successful business and favourable engagements with the opposite sex or your significant other. You will experience much happiness and find faithfulness in love.
Leaves – To see leaves in your dream, signifies new found happiness and an improvement in your business affairs. In particular to see fresh green leaves, denotes that you will meet a wealthy companion who you will marry. To see brown or withered leaves in your dream, signifies fallen hopes, despair, and loss.
Lecture – To dream that you are giving a lecture, suggests that you are becoming somewhat of a bore. You may need to improve your communications skills. Alternatively, your dream may serve as a continuation of your intellectual thinking carried over from your waking hours.
Ledge – To dream that you are standing on a ledge, indicates that you are feeling tense, anxious and/or excited. Consider what direction you are looking? Up? Down? Straight Ahead? The direction to which you are looking relates to your viewpoint, whether it is an optimistic one, pessimistic one or realistic one. On a more positive note, this dream may signify a sense of freedom and liberation.
Ledger - To dream that you are keeping a ledger, denotes that you will find yourself in a complicated situation that you will be left to combat on your own. If the accounts are the ledger are in good standing, then it denotes that you situation will improve in the end.
Leeches – To see leeches in your dream, signifies that your rivals will create major problems for you and your plans. To dream that you are bitten by a leech, forewarns of danger in unexpected places.
Left - To dream of the direction left, symbolizes the unconscious and your repressed thoughts/emotions. It is an indication of passivity.
Legs - To see your legs in your dream, signifies that you have regained confidence to stand up and take control again. It also implies progress and your ability to navigate through life. If your legs are weak, then you may be feeling emotionally vulnerable. To dream that you legs are wounded or crippled, signifies a lack of balance, autonomy, or independence in your life. You may be unable or unwilling to stand up for yourself.
Lemons - To see lemons growing in trees, denotes that you that there is no reason or basis for your jealous rages. To dream that you are eating or sucking on lemons, denotes embarrassments and bitter disappointments.
Lending - To dream that you are lending money, denotes financial difficulties and piling debts. To dream that you refuse to lend out anything, signifies that you look out for your own interest To dream that others lend you things, denotes close friendship ties and bright prospects for financial gain.
Lens - To see lens in your dream, symbolize the need for you to take a closer and better look at things. You need to concentrate and focus on a situation that has long been neglected.
Lentil - To see lentils in your dream, signifies that you surroundings are emotionally straining and unhealthy.
Leopard - To see a leopard in the wild in your dream, signifies that through persistent efforts, you will eventually overcome your difficulties. If the leopard is in a cage, then it suggests that you will overcome any obstacles. To dream that you kill a leopard, suggests that you will definitely succeed in your projects.
Leprosy - To dream that you have leprosy, foretells of sickness and loss of property and money. To see others afflicted with leprosy in your dream, signifies an ill-fated love affair and many discouraging prospects.
Lesbian - To dream that you are a lesbian (but you are not in your waking life), signifies a union with aspects of yourself. It is symbolic of self-love, self-acceptance, and passion.
Letter - To dream that you receive a letter, signifies a new opportunity or challenge. Alternatively, the letter represents a message from your unconscious mind. The contents of the letter may offer you some guidance in a current situation.
Lettuce - To see lettuce growing in your dream, signifies that you will finally have a moment of pure bliss and pleasure. To dream that you are eating lettuce, signifies that jealousy will cause a major rift between you and your lover or friends.
Liar – To dream that someone is calling you a liar, denotes that you will be irked by some deceitful person. To dream that you are lying, suggests that you are trying to deceive yourself into believing in something that goes against your natural instincts or long held values. Ask yourself what you are hiding from yourself or from others.
Library – To dream that you are in a library, signifies the search for knowledge and the hunger for ideas. You may be trying to seek out new meanings in life or you need to study and evaluate your situation before taking action. To see a library in your dream, symbolizes the knowledge you have accumulated over the years.
Lice - To see lice in your dream, signifies frustrations, distress and feelings of guilt. You may also be feeling emotionally or physically unclean. Alternatively, the lice my represent a person, situation, or relationship that you want to distance yourself from. You may be feeling used or taken advantage of.
Life Jacket - To dream that you are wearing a life jacket, symbolizes security and reinforcement. You are in need of some support.
Lift – To dream that you are being lifted, represents that you are rising above unpleasant conditions or issues.
Light - To see light in your dream, denotes a clear mind, plain understanding, and insight. Light has been shed on a once cloudy situation or problem. You have found the truth to a situation or an answer to a problem. To see a bright light in your dream, indicates that you need to move toward a higher level of awareness and feeling.
Light Bulb – To see a light bulb in your dream, suggests that you are ready to accept and/or face reality. It refers to your consciousness. The dream also symbolizes spiritual enlightenment, hope, new ideas and visions. You are approaching a situation in a new direction.
Lighthouse - To see a lighthouse in your dream, signifies that you are seeking guidance during your times of hardships and turmoil.
Lightning – To see lightning in your dream, signifies sudden awareness, insight, and purification. Alternatively, lightning may imply a shocking turn of events. It suggests the many forces governing your life may be beyond your control. To dream that you are struck by lightning, symbolizes irreversible changes occurring in your life.
Lilac - To see lilac in your dream, indicates disappointments and rejection. Also you should not always rely on what you see or hear.
Lily – To see lilies in your dream, symbolizes tranquility, spirituality, peace, and bliss.
Lime – To see a lime in your dream, signifies that you will experience a temporary period of hard times but you will arise from it with greater and richer prosperity than before.
Limousine - To see a limousine in your dream, indicates that you have an exaggerated sense of self-worth and self-importance. You may also feel the need to show off and impress others. In addition to the above, if the limousine is black, then it suggests that your are unwilling to make changes or yield to others.
Line – To see a line in your dream, symbolizes duality. It also relates to movement or non-movement. A line also represents limits and boundaries. And thus to dream that you are crossing a line, suggest that you are overstepping your boundaries or that you are moving beyond any limits.
Lingerie – To dream that you are wearing lingerie, represents your sexual identity, body image and your self-esteem. You may finally be recognizing and acknowledging an aspect of yourself that was not previously expressed. To dream that you are buying or shopping for lingerie, indicates that you are compensating for your inner feelings of emptiness.
Lions – To see a lion in your dream, symbolizes great strength, aggression and power. You will overcome your emotions and/or difficulties. As king of the jungle, the lion also represents royalty, leadership, pride and dominion. You have much influence over others. You may also need to exercise restraint in your own personal and social life.
Lips – To see lips in your dream, signifies sensuality, sex, love, and romance. They are also seen as a means of communication as in the familiar phrase “read my lips”.
Lipstick - To buy, see, or wear lipstick in your dream, suggests that you are not entirely truthful about something.
Listen – To dream that you are listening to something, indicates that you need to pay more close attention to what you are being told and what you are seeing. Perhaps your dream is telling you to be more receptive towards the guidanceof others.
Liver - To see yours or someone else’s liver in your dream, suggests the possibility of a physical disorder. The dream forewarns that you need to reduce your alcohol consumption. Alternatively, it indicates that someone in your life who may not be looking out for your best interest at heart. You may be feeling belittled or angry.
Living Room – To dream that you are in the living room, represents the image that you portray to others and the way which you go about your life. It is representative of your basic beliefs about yourself and who you are.
Lizard – To see a lizard in your dream, signifies your primal instincts and reactions toward sex, food, etc. and your anxieties toward these feelings. The lizard can also be representative of a person who you view as cold-blooded, fearful, or thick-skinned. On a more positive note, the lizard also symbolizes emerging creativity, renewal, and revitalization.
Llama – To see a llama in your dream, represents deep trust, strength and endurance. It may also mean that you are worrying too much and carrying too many problems.
Loan - To dream that you need a loan, signifies your worry over money matters. Alternatively, you may be too self-reliant and your dream is telling you that it is okay to ask for help and lean on the support from friends and family.
Lobster - To see a lobster in your dream, represents strength and persistence. You will hold your own ground and overcome minor difficulties and problems. To dream that you are eating lobster, indicates that you will regain your confidence.
Lock - To see a lock in your dream, signifies your inability to get what you want or being kept out. Perhaps an aspect of yourself is locked up inside and needs to be expressed.
Locker – To see or use a locker in your dream, signifies aspects of yourself which you have kept hidden inside. Consider what items and belongings are in the locker. In particular, to dream of a school locker, denotes hidden feelings, knowledge, and attitudes that you need to learn and/or acknowledge.
Locusts - To see locusts in your dream, signifies a lack of psychological nourishment. You may feel that your are lacking in creativity or that your creativity is being destroyed. Alternatively, it may represent cycles and transformation.
Logs - To see logs in your dream, represents unconscious ideas and a significant and meaning aspect of yourself. Alternatively, it signifies a transformation. You are headed toward a new direction in your life. To dream that you are sitting on a log, indicates personal satisfaction and joy in you life.
Lollipop - To see or lick a lollipop in your dream, indicates surprises, new experiences and adventures. It also represents indulgence, sensuality and the pleasant aspects of life.
Lose - To dream that you lose something may mean that you really have misplaced something that you had not realized yet. It may also be a signal for you to clean out and reorganize your life. You have become overwhelmed and distracted with the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life. On a symbolic note, losing things in your dream may signify lost opportunities, past relationships or forgotten aspects of yourself.
Lost – To dream that you are lost, suggests that you have lost your direction in life or that you have lost sight of your goals. You may be feeling worried and insecure about the path you are taking in life. Alternatively, you may be trying to adjust and get accustomed to a new situation in which the rules and conditions are ever changing.
Lottery - To dream of playing the lottery, suggests that you are relying too much on fate instead of taking responsibility for your own actions/decisions. You need to reconsider some issue/situation before committing to it. To dream that you win the lottery, represents your inner desires to live without having to worry about financial and material troubles.
Lotus - To see a lotus in your dream, represents growth, purity, beauty and expansion of the soul.
Love - To dream of love of being in love, suggests intense feelings carried over from a waking relationship. It implies happiness and contentment with what you have and where you are in life. On the other hand, you may not be getting enough love in your daily life.
Lover - To see a lover in your dream, symbolizes acceptance, self-worth, and acknowledgement of your true inner value. It may also indicate integration of masculine and feminine traits into your self. You are feeling complete or whole. To dream of an old or former lover, signifies unfinished/unresolved issues related to that specific relationship. Your current relationship may be awakening some of those same issues.
Luggage – To see luggage in your dream, signifies the many desires, worries, and needs that you carry with you and weighing you down. You need to reduce you desires and problems and alleviate the pressure you are putting on yourself.
Lunatic – To see a lunatic in your dream, represents an acknowledged aspect of yourself. You may feel that your opinions and suggestions don’t matter or are being ignored. You feel like an outsider. Alternatively, you may feel that you have lost a person, situation, or relationship which you frequently depended on.
Lungs - To see lungs in your dream, symbolize insight, creativity, and inspiration. Alternatively, lungs may indicate a stressful situation and refer to a relationship/situation in which you feel suffocated.
Lust - To dream of lust, suggests that you are lacking or feeling unfulfilled in some aspect of your life.
Lynx - To see a lynx in your dream, symbolizes secrecy. There is more to be known and more to be learned. You need to expose and examine those secrets and learn from them.
Lyre - To see a lyre in your dream, represents joy and harmony.