Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

The hyena is a very cunning animal. A hyena in dreams symbolizes your ability to overcome obstacles and problems, lack of scruples, guts, courage, resistance against enemies, responding in kind to enemies, and the talent to conquer through the failure of others.

This dream shows that you are not taking life or your work position seriously. It is time to stop fearing success, and start moving forward with your life. A hyena is a sign of deception, hypocrisy and wickedness. Manipulation may come into your life, and you could meet someone with guts and lack of character.

In your dream you may have

  • Seen a running hyena.
  • Seen or heard a screaming hyena.
  • Been attacked by a hyena.
  • Seen a hyena in a cage
  • Run from a hyena.

Positive changes are afoot if

  • The hyena was far away and unobtrusive.
  • You outsmarted the hyena in your dream.

Detailed dream interpretation

Generally, it is considered that a hyena in your dream signifies impurity, instability and dishonesty. It could foretell that people will gossip about you. To dream that you are being attacked by a hyena tells you to beware of false friends. Killing a hyena or fleeing from one means that you will overcome current troubles. If in your dream you see a hyena in a cage, you may get a skin disease.

A running hyena means mudslinging. A screaming hyena is a sign that you will be upset because of gossip, and you may experience contradictions and disputes.

To go to the zoo an see a hyena means that things will ultimately result in good times. At work you require a lot of determination, focus and also patience. However, as each day goes by it is important to keep your beliefs, if you do then you will succeed. To be attacked by a hyena means that you will make continuous advancements as well as alterations to ensure that you meet your objectives at work.

The hyena might also point to the need for extra schooling or research in order to develop talent.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of a hyena

Embarrassed. Astonished. Bewildered. Upset. Surprised. Afraid. Disgusted. Tired.

By Flo Saul
Oct 12, 2012