Symbolizes man and mortality, Gen. 2:7. Dust can also be symbolic of death, Ps. 30:9
The settlement of time that has past
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about dust: you are being made aware of experiences from the past. But the dream might also mean that you want to simplify your life, even if it means dealing with discomfort. See Dirt, Filth.
In a dream, dust signifies money. Seeing a cloud of dust in a dream means a mysterious happening no one knows how to get out of it. Washing one’s hands from dust in a dream means becoming poor. Dust that accumulates after a rainstorm or a thunderstorm and lightning in a dream means drought or adversities.
A cloud of dust which is produced from a brisk movement of a car or a horse in a dream means controlling one’s affairs, indulging in falsehood or enticing trouble. Dusting one’s store and throwing the dirt on the sidewalk in a dream means business losses.
If a merchant sees his merchandises covered with dust in a dream, it means depression and unsalability of his merchandise. (Also see Specs of dust)
Symbol of immortality; everything turns to dust. Also a warning about being too vain.
To dream of seeing a cloud of dust gathering or rolling indicates a new problem on your horizon which will only be overcome with a lot of effort. Other dreams about dust predict an upcoming period of annoyances, petty quarrels and minor embarrassments. However, if you manage to clean up the dust in your dream, things will get better for you quickly in real life. Also see “Dusting,” below.
Dust or dirt is a bad omen, and shows struggle against adverse circumstances.
To dream that you are Dusting a room shows that some improvement will come if you persevere.
1. Immobility, inertia, often in life goals.
2. A period of petty problems and irritations.
3. Feelings that others have failed the dreamer.
4. Concealing questionable activities (to dust a room).
5. To clear up past problems (to dust a room).
Dreams about dust represent an existential awareness of the temporality of our human experience. You are realizing that souls live forever, but bodies end in dust.
If something is dusty, then this means it has been neglected, abandoned, unused, and is old or outdated.
To dream of dust covering you, denotes that you will be slightly injured in business by the failure of others.
For a young woman, this denotes that she will be set aside by her lover for a newer flame.
If you free yourself of the dust by using judicious measures, you will clear up the loss.
Being covered with dust in a dream indicates that you will be jilted by your lover.
To married folk it foretells serious vexations through their relatives or inlaws.
A dream of temporary calamity (Gypsy). Dust is the Christian symbol of humility and woe, but its effects are obviously temporary and easily thrown aside.