What does it mean to dream about clocks?
Clocks in your dream usually represent the importance of time in your real life. To interpret it better you should analyze where the clock was and what kind of emotions did it cause you. Alternatively, a clock may be a reflection of your feelings about needing to speed up or slow down in a certain situation.
13 interpretations of dreams about a clock
To dream about a clock
Dreaming about any clock might be a sign that now is the right time to do something you were thinking about for a long time. If you just saw a clock, it’s best if you think about where the clock was. When seeing a cuckoo clock it might mean that it’s about time to get up and do something with your life. Perhaps you’re ready to start a new project or get a new challenge to accomplish. On the other, it might just be a sign that some major event is about to happen and it has nothing to do with you.
Dreaming about a ticking clock
This dream might be telling you that time is passing you by while you’re stuck in a routine. Pay attention to the sound of ticking, if it’s similar to a heartbeat it could be related to your health. If you’re expecting some important event it might just be your anticipation of the said event.
Setting the clock
Dreams like this are a representation of the important life goals you’re setting for yourself. However, if in your dream, you were just putting batteries in a digital clock it might be a sign that you’re will need to work harder to achieve your goals.
Upside down clock
If the clock was upside down, or for some reason, you can’t tell the time it might be a sign from your unconscious mind that it’s time to re-evaluate your life. Perhaps you don’t like how you’re spending your time and it’s time to change something.
Dreaming about a broken clock
This dream represents your fear of not being able to finish something on time. You’ve probably lost track of time and now you have too much to do, and you’re just too short on time. However, if you dreamt about a broken clock, and there is someone in your surroundings that’s sick it might be a sign that that person’s time is running out.
Time on the clock is going backward
Time going backward might refer to how your life is going right now. Perhaps you’re feeling that something is dragging you back, not allowing you to go on with your life. You failed to accomplish your plans and goals, and now you’re stuck halfway going nowhere fast. Also, time going backward might mean that you want to return to a period in your past and fix some mistakes you made along the way or that you just want to return to a period in which you are happier and life was much less stressful.
Time on the clock is passing by faster
This dream might be telling you that you’re about to hit some sort of deadline, and you’re not sure will you be able to finish the task on time. You’re simply running out of time and your subconscious mind is telling you to pick up the pace.
Dreaming about an alarm clock
A dream like this might refer to an upcoming event you’re looking forward to. If you dreamt about setting the alarm clock it means there is something important about to happen and you don’t want to miss it. However, if you slept and the alarm clock woke you up, it might be a sign there is something you were supposed to do, but forgot, and now time is running out.
Dream about losing a clock
This is a bad sign and might refer to some ruined relationships with your friends. It’s possible you don’t have enough time for your friends and family and that’s why the relationships are in trouble. Also, neglecting your friends and your tasks at your workplace could get you in all kinds of trouble.
Dream about finding a wristwatch
Finding a wristwatch could mean that you’re just now finding out how bad you are at organizing your time. It’s possible that you’re always late and you always keep other people waiting. Other people might find it disrespectful and it might ruin your relationship with them.
Dream about a golden watch
This dream could have two different explanations. On the positive side, a golden watch can represent you’re perfectly capable of holding any situation under control and successfully finish any task. However, a negative representation could be that you’re arrogant and you feel you’re superior to everyone else.
Dreaming about a wristwatch – Also one of the dreams that serves as a reminder that time is running out. If the watch was on your hand that could mean that you’re waiting on some important event.
Getting a golden clock as a gift – This is a sign you’re about to be rewarded for all your hard work.
Clock definition according to Cambridge Dictionary:
a device for measuring and showing time, usually found in or on a building and not worn by a person.