Strangle - Strangled

strangled dream meaning

Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

This may have been a worrying dream.

If you see someone trying to strangle you, this indicates that you are powerless, and you probably detached yourself from maternal instincts. To see yourself in your dream strangling someone else, this is a reflection of how you act and behave in your waking life. Are you repressing or denying a vital aspect of your expression?

Your dream

  • You are being strangled by someone.
  • You strangle someone else.
  • You are being strangled by someone you do not know.
  • You strangle an animal.
  • An animal strangles you.
  • Strangling a baby or child.


  • You were able to escape the thing or person that was strangling you.

Detailed dream interpretation

If you dream of being strangled by someone you do not know, then you have been feeling slightly trapped by your situation. Maybe what you thought you really wanted is not in reality what you want. To strangle an animal or be strangled by one, such as a snake, it may represent something in your life that you feel is emotionally restrictive. To dream of strangling a baby or child expresses your frustrations with a person in the real life. Alternatively, the person being strangled may represent an aspect of yourself that you are not allowing yourself to express.

Sometimes, dreaming of strangling foretells a lack of money. If you are strangled, this can portend richness and honor. If you are involved in strangling someone in a dream, this means a pleasant surprise is coming your way. Seeing someone being strangled means misery, sadness, and troubles. The dream you want to strangle yourself is the omen of big trouble. Dreaming about a strangled man means you will encounter damage and loss. This is an unpleasant dream that portends trouble.

A dream about strangling someone foretells a difficult illness ahead. If other people are strangled in your dream, you might receive an inheritance, as well as professional ascension. Strangling yourself in a dream can suggest disagreements in love. To dream that you can not breathe because someone is trying to strangle you it means that you have to spend more in fresh air to avoid disease.

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of strangle

Terrified. Surprised. Anxious. Worried. Strange. Insecure. Furious. Tired. Lazy. Confused. Upset. Overwhelmed. Offended. Insecure. Upset. Angry. Scared.

By Flo Saul
Oct 16, 2012