To dream that you are abandoned, denotes that you will have difficulty in framing your plans for future success.
To abandon others, you will see unhappy conditions piled thick around you, leaving little hope of surmounting them.
If it is your house that you abandon, you will soon come to grief in experimenting with fortune.
If you abandon your sweetheart, you will fail to recover lost valuables, and friends will turn aside from your favors.
If you abandon a mistress, you will unexpectedly come into a goodly inheritance.
If it is religion you abandon, you will come to grief by your attacks on prominent people.
To abandon children, denotes that you will lose your fortune by lack of calmness and judgment.
To abandon your business, indicates distressing circumstances in which there will be quarrels and suspicion. (This dream may have a literal fulfilment if it is impressed on your waking mind, whether you abandon a person, or that person abandons you, or, as indicated, it denotes other worries.)
To see yourself or friend abandon a ship, suggests your possible entanglement in some business failure, but if you escape to shore your interests will remain secure.
For a young woman to dream that she sees an abbess, denotes that she will be compelled to perform distasteful tasks, and will submit to authority only after unsuccessful rebellion.
To dream of an abbess smiling and benignant, denotes you will be surrounded by true friends and pleasing prospects.
To see an abbey in ruins, foretells that your hopes and schemes will fall into ignoble incompletion.
To dream that a priest bars your entrance into an abbey, denotes that you will be saved from a ruinous state by enemies mistaking your embarrassment for progress.
For a young woman to get into an abbey, foretells her violent illness. If she converses with a priest in an abbey, she will incur the censure of true friends for indiscretion.
To dream that you are an abbot, warns you that treacherous plots are being laid for your downfall.
If you see this pious man in devotional exercises, it forewarns you of smooth flattery and deceit pulling you a willing victim into the meshes of artful bewilderment.
For a young woman to talk with an abbot, portends that she will yield to insinuating flatteries, and in yielding she will besmirch her reputation. If she marries one, she will uphold her name and honor despite poverty and temptation.
See similar words in connection with churches, priests, etc.
To see your abdomen in a dream, foretells that you will have great expectations, but you must curb hardheadedness and redouble your energies on your labor, as pleasure is approaching to your hurt.
To see your abdomen shriveled, foretells that you will be persecuted and defied by false friends.
To see it swollen, you will have tribulations, but you will overcome them and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
To see blood oozing from the abdomen, foretells an accident or tragedy in your family.
The abdomen of children in an unhealthy state, portends that contagion will pursue you.
To dream that you abhor a person, denotes that you will entertain strange dislike for some person, and your suspicion of his honesty will prove correct.
To think yourself held in abhorrence by others, predicts that your good intentions to others will subside into selfishness.
For a young woman to dream that her lover abhors her, foretells that she will love a man who is in no sense congenial.
To dream that you are abject, denotes that you will be the recipient of gloomy tidings, which will cause a relaxation in your strenuous efforts to climb the heights of prosperity.
To see others abject, is a sign of bickerings and false dealings among your friends.
To dream that you can't find your abode, you will completely lose faith in the integrity of others.
If you have no abode in your dreams, you will be unfortunate in your affairs, and lose by speculation.
To change your abode, signifies hurried tidings and that hasty journeys will be made by you.
For a young woman to dream that she has left her abode, is significant of slander and falsehoods being perpetrated against her.
For a woman to dream that she assents to abortion being committed on her, is a warning that she is contemplating some enterprise which if carried out will steep her in disgrace and unhappiness.
For a doctor to dream that he is a party to an abortion, foretells that his practice will suffer from his inattention to duty, which will cause much trouble.
To see anything hanging above you, and about to fall, implies danger; if it falls upon you it may be ruin or sudden disappointment. If it falls near, but misses you, it is a sign that you will have a narrow escape from loss of money, or other misfortunes may follow.
Should it be securely fixed above you, so as not to imply danger, your condition will improve after threatened loss.
To dream that you are abroad, or going abroad, foretells that you will soon, in company with a party, make a pleasant trip, and you will find it necessary to absent yourself from your native country for a sojourn in a different climate.
To dream of Absalom, is significant of distressing incidents. You may unconsciously fall a victim to error, and penetrate some well beloved heart with keen anguish and pain over the committal of immoral actions and the outraging of innocence. No flower of purity will ever be too sacred for you to breathe a passionate breath upon. To dream of this, or any other disobedient character, is a warning against immoral tendencies. A father is warned by this dream to be careful of his children.
To dream that you have an abscess which seems to have reached a chronic stage, you will be overwhelmed with misfortune of your own; at the same time your deepest sympathies will be enlisted for the sorrows of others.
To grieve over the absence of any one in your dreams, denotes that repentance for some hasty action will be the means of securing you life-long friendships.
If you rejoice over the absence of friends, it denotes that you will soon be well rid of an enemy.
To come under the influence of absinthe in dreams, denotes that you will lead a merry and foolish pace with innocent companions, and waste your inheritance in prodigal lavishness on the siren, selfish fancy.
For a young woman to dream that she drinks absinthe with her lover warns her to resist his persuasions to illicit consummation of their love. If she dreams she is drunk, she will yield up her favors without strong persuasion. (This dream typifies that you are likely to waste your energies in pleasure.)
To dream that you are possessed with an abundance; foretells that you will have no occasion to reproach Fortune, and that you will be independent of her future favors; but your domestic happiness may suffer a collapse under the strain you are likely to put upon it by your infidelity.
To dream of abusing a person, means that you will be unfortunate in your affairs, losing good money through over-bearing persistency in business relations with others.
To feel yourself abused, you will be molested in your daily pursuits by the enmity of others.
For a young woman to dream that she hears abusive language, foretells that she will fall under the ban of some person's jealousy and envy. If she uses the language herself, she will meet with unexpected rebuffs, that may fill her with mortification and remorse for her past unworthy conduct toward friends.
To dream of looking into an abyss, means that you will be confronted by threats of seizure of property, and that there will be quarrels and reproaches of a personal nature which will unfit you to meet the problems of life.
For a woman to be looking into an abyss, foretells that she will burden herself with unwelcome cares. If she falls into the abyss her disappointment will be complete; but if she succeeds in crossing, or avoiding it, she will reinstate herself.
To visit an academy in your dreams, denotes that you will regret opportunities that you have let pass through sheer idleness and indifference.
To think you own, or are an inmate of one, you will find that you are to meet easy defeat of aspirations. You will take on knowledge, but be unable to rightly assimilate and apply it.
For a young woman or any person to return to an academy after having finished there, signifies that demands will be made which the dreamer may find himself or her self unable to meet.
For a business man to dream that his proposition has been accepted, foretells that he will succeed in making a trade, which heretofore looked as if it would prove a failure.
For a lover to dream that he has been accepted by his sweetheart, denotes that he will happily wed the object of his own and others' admiration.
If this dream has been occasioned by overanxiety and weakness, the contrary may be expected. The elementary influences often play pranks upon weak and credulous minds by lying, and deceptive utterances. Therefore the dreamer should live a pure life, fortified by a strong will, thus controlling his destiny by expelling from it involuntary intrusions.
To dream of an accident is a warning to avoid any mode of travel for a short period, as you are threatened with loss of life.
For an accident to befall stock, denotes that you will struggle with all your might to gain some object and then see some friend lose property of the same value in aiding your cause.
To dream of hearing the music of an accordion, denotes that you will engage in amusement which will win you from sadness and retrospection. You will by this means be enabled to take up your burden more cheerfully.
For a young woman to dream that she is playing an accordion, portends that she will win her lover by some sad occurrence; but, notwithstanding which, the same will confer lasting happiness upon her union. If the accordion gets out of tune, she will be saddened by the illness or trouble of her lover.
To dream of having accounts presented to you for payment, you will be in a dangerous position. You may have recourse to law to disentangle yourself. If you pay the accounts, you will soon effect a compromise in some serious dispute.
To hold accounts against others, foretells that disagreeable contingencies will arise in your business, marring the smoothness of its management.
For a young woman book-keeper to dream of footing up accounts, denotes that she will have trouble in business, and in her love affairs; but some worthy person will persuade her to account for his happiness. She will be much respected by her present employers.
To dream that you accuse any one of a mean action, denotes that you will have quarrels with those under you, and your dignity will be thrown from a high pedestal.
If you are accused, you are in danger of being guilty of distributing scandal in a sly and malicious way.
See similar words in following chapters.
To dream that you have aches, denotes that you are halting too much in your business, and that some other person is profiting by your ideas.
For a young woman to dream that she has the heartache, foretells that she will be in sore distress over the laggardly way her lover prosecutes his suit. If it is the backache, she will encounter illness through careless exposure. If she has the headache, there will be much disquietude of mind for the risk she has taken to rid herself of rivalry.
This dream is usually due to physical causes and is of little significance.