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Dreaming of the Bones – 35 Types & Their Interpretations

Dreaming of the Bones – 35 Types & Their Interpretations

Updated on Jan 18, 2023 | Published on Jul 22, 2022

Reviewed by Dr. Nereida Gonzalez-Berrios, MD , Certified Psychiatrist

Dreaming of the Bones - 35 Types & Their Interpretations

So, you want to know… what does it mean to dreaming of the bones.

Well, I absolutely relate to your curiosity, especially after you’ve experienced such scary dreams.

But don’t worry, you’re not alone.

There are so many others who dream about bones very often… and this think-piece will reveal all you need to know about it.

So, without further ado, let’s dive in right away!

What does it mean to dream about bones? – General Interpretations

Dreaming of bones may symbolize strength, bad luck, emptiness, lifestyle, or areas of improvement.

Bones are the basic structures of all vertebrates, so it’s an essential part of your body. But, when it comes to dreams, bones suggest a lot about your daily life. These dreams help you know your shortcomings better.

So, let’s know what these dreams generally mean here…

1. Dreams about bones depict the framework of your life.

2. The dream takes your attention to the areas of improvement, in your lifestyle as a whole.

3. It warns you of emptiness.

4. Dreams about bones depict strength.

5. The dream also suggests approaching bad luck in your life.

Dreaming of the Bones – 35 Types & Their Interpretations

While the dream about breaking a bone symbolizes emotional breakdown, dreams about eating a bone depict a financial crisis. Your actions, the condition of the bone, the type of bone, everything impacts your dream interpretations.

So, if you remember details about your dreams, why would you do the guess work with common interpretations? Search for your custom dream meanings here…

1. Dream about human Bones

The dream about human bones asks you to beware of the things you participate in daily as something can prove to be self-destructive. Do not do anything against your will as it might not bring favorable consequences.

2. Dream about animal Bones

Bones of animals in dream warns you of big investments as you might not get a profitable return due to complicated risks. Plan carefully to start up something new.

3. Dream to look at a breastbone

The dream indicates that you might regret your hasty actions. You easily trust people due to which some misuse you. Don’t trust anybody blindly and way too much than they deserve.

4. Dream of breaking a bone

The dream of breaking your bone signifies that you might suffer from some illness. This will break you internally as you will suffer immensely.

5. Dream of seeing a giant bone

The dream of watching a giant bone suggests that you’ll be afraid of something vague and controversial. You will doubt your present circumstances as you will be knocked by bad luck.

6. Dream about a bone coming out of your body

Often you’ll meet two-faced people. Don’t trust such insincere people who take advantage of you. Step away from such hypocrites.

7. Dream of burying a bone

The dream indicates some situations or past events you are guilty of. Think before you take any step ahead, so that you don’t feel ashamed of the outcomes.

8. Dream of sucking the bone marrow

The dream signifies a difficult time in your life. Face each challenge that comes your way. Work hard and stay positive for better outcomes in the future.

9. Dream to eat bones

The dream is a signal that shows poverty and sadness will come in your way. You will face economic setbacks which will lead you to disappointments.

10. Dream to see bones in a crate

The dream to see bones in a crate indicates that you have a very kind and helpful nature. But people around you will use you for their convenience.

11. Dream about a human skull bones

The dream of seeing a skull is significantly important. It conveys that you might face troublesome times further in life. Remember every problem has a solution. Work patiently towards the resolution of the problem.

12. Dream about human rib bones

The human rib in the dream suggests that you may be protected by luck and prosperity. If the rib is broken you’ll face some problems. If the ribs are in fine condition, everything will sail smoothly.

13. Dream of someone breaking your bones

Many manipulative people around you only stay with you for their benefit. Listen to your close ones. Don’t spend time with such hypocrites who just use and throw you away once they are done.

14. Dream about breaking someone’s bone

The dream suggests that you will accidentally tell someone’s secret. The person will forgive you but you will be guilty and repent for your mistake for a long time.

15. Dream about breaking your bone accidentally

The dream of breaking a bone in an accident tells that you might be defeated in a competition. The enemy or the colleague is far better than you thought.

16. Dream of gnawing on a bone

The dream is a sign that sees you as a person of perfection. This makes you different because you alone chase perfection while others only believe in faster completion of work over perfection.

17. Dream about deboning meat

The dream says that you will self-introspect and learn new skills to progress economically. You will easily find higher-paid jobs.

18. Dream about other people gnawing on a bone

The dream highlights some qualities that you will find impressive in another person. You may fall in love or have a crush on them. Their qualities will always attract you.

19. Dream of other people deboning meat

The dream warns you against highly qualified people who can easily replace you in your job. Polish your skills to maintain your status and position in your job. Your boss may get impressed with that person so outsmart them with your talents.

20. Dream of finding a bone

The dream of finding a bone buried indicates that some secret will get revealed. The truth will however come to the surface. Do not worry. Instead, try and find a different solution to be safe.

21. Dream of burying a bone

The dream suggests you have a clear relationship with your family and friends. Do not hide your secrets. Don’t tell them lies by burying your past sins. Instead, be honest.

22. Dream of someone else burying a bone

The dream alerts you that a stranger will confide in you. That secret will leave you shocked. Be alert and don’t tell anyone. If that stranger finds out that you betrayed them, you will fall into trouble.

23. Dream about cooking bones

The dream suggests that you are ingenious. You can easily find a way out of any problem. You easily fit into any surroundings and have amicable contact with everyone surrounding you.

24. Dream about someone else cooking bones

The dream says that a person might be in trouble. You will witness their failure and help them with all the good intentions. Your help will change their destiny.

25. Dream of finding the bone in the soil or loose bone

The dream indicates that you must recognize the consequences before taking any action and make a proper plan to steadily chase your goals.

25. Dream of breaking the collarbone

Collarbone has a connection with your spirituality and a dream about it implies that you doubt people unreasonably. Pay immediate attention in a relationship and work life to be satisfied and happy.

26. Dream of a fractured bone

The dream suggests that you are not stable on your path. Your faith is easily swayed by others’ opinions. You must build a strong foundation.

27. Dream of a broken hip bone

The dream of a broken hip bone suggests that you will have difficulties in finding balance. You must be conscious of your actions and believe in your intuition.

28. Dream of healing your broken bone

The dream tells you to come out of your comfort zone. Explore new things, remain focused, and find success and glory in your way.

29. Dream of boiling bones

The dream suggests a change in your attitude. Only then can you grow and look towards life differently, with a new outward perspective.

30. Dream about chewing bones

The dream signifies your weakness. You can’t make healthy decisions that hinder you from moving ahead in life.

31. Dream of a fish bone

The dream represents hypocrites, backbiters, and slanders. These people harm your way and won’t let you move forward in life. You will be annoyed with their interference in your life.

32. Dream of a cat or dog eating a bone

Dream of a cat or dog eating a bone tells you that many enemies await to hinder your path. Do not worry as you’ll easily handle them. Everything will be in your control.

33. Dreaming of the jaw bone

You put important decisions on hold and wait for others’ acknowledgment about your efforts. You won’t proceed to the next phase of your life without their approval.

34. Dreaming of the hip bone

It signifies that you have immense creativity and are on the right path in life. However, your emotions make you overlook an important part which delays your journey.

35. Dreaming of the collar bone

You’re not ready to forget the past, so you hide your true feelings. It’s time to confront the situation and focus on what you cherish in life.

Spiritual meaning of bone dreams

The spiritual meaning of bone dreams suggests how structuring things helps you to frame and develop your future. Bones are immortal and stay till eternity. Your dream is an inspiration for an immortal structure of life. No obstacles must make even a dent in it.

Biblical meaning of bone dreams

According to the Biblical interpretation, bones symbolize uncleanness, cessation, and emptiness.

In real life, the human body consists mainly of bones, it helps us grow and provide shape. Dreaming about bones may predict a loss in your near future. You may lose a person, a thing, an emotion, etc. This will fill you with emptiness.

Questions to ask yourself to interpret your bone dreams correctly

Every dream carries a message to the dreamer about their life. But in case you misinterpret it, it can lead to a big problem.

So, always identify your dream before searching anything about it. And to do that start with answering these few questions.

1. What type of bone did you see in your dream?

2. Were all the ribs fine in your rib cage or was it broken?

3. Who buried the bone?

4. Did you find the bone?

5.  Where did you find the bone?

6. Did your broken or fractured bone heal?

7. What are you doing with the bone?

8. Which part of the human body does the bone belong to?

9. Who was deboning the meat?

10. Did your bone break accidentally?

A word from ThePleasantDream

Bone is a strong element that gives your body its fine shape and structure. It reminds you to have a strong foundation.

Similarly, make sure you take all the necessary actions that add more strength and value to your waking life. Take the warnings as reminders to set your life back on track, and eventually, everything will fall in place.

If you get Dreams about Belly Button then check its meaning here.