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Dream meaning snake bites my fingers

Last Update : May 17, 2022

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This dream expresses recent frustrations or resentments.
It reveals your concern about sensitive personal issues.

A dream with a snake’s bite on your fingers means that you may been showing anxiety regarding your personal skills, and also your physical and mental competencies.

This dream may be revealing you are feeling frustration because you are having issues handling specific personal or social tasks or responsibilities in real life.

Dreaming that snakes, vipers, or snakes bite your fingers can also point out your growing discomfort and concern of not being able to act properly before challenging situations in your daily life.

In some cases, this dream may refer to a situation in which the dreamer feels that she is not being careful enough when dealing with very delicate matters. A snake that bites your fingers can be the unconscious way of communicating a “lack of social tact” or lack of sensitivity to people’s needs and emotions . Perhaps you are getting in trouble due to your absence of common sense and social intelligence to reconcile conflicting parties.

In some cases, a finger bitten by a snake means that your unconscious mind is warning you to not address a question or problem you are facing. Indeed, this would be the unique way your mind is telling you: “you shouldn’t touch it”.

Dream of snake biting my index finger

This dream shows doubts about your professional or personal skills.

Dreaming that a snake bites you on the index finger means that you have the sense of not being taken into account for very important decisions in your life. It’s possible that you’re emotionally hurt because you’ve been offended or disrespected.

This dream may just show your impression of having been the object of injustice or unfairness. Indeed, it is likely that you currently experiencing discomfort or apprehension at realizing that others do not respect your authority, social position or feelings.

Another interpretation indicates that a snake biting your index finger expresses your doubts or limitations in regard to your professional or social skills.

In some cases, this dream can indicate that you are feeling remorse or self-disappointment for having fingered someone in your wake life.

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Dream of snake biting my pinky finger

It means issues with perceived flaws in your personality .

This dream expresses your fears of being hurt in the most vulnerable or sensitive aspects of your personality. You may be afraid that your weaknesses will be exposed to other people; maybe you are scared of being exposed or mocked because of your bad habits, limitations, defects or shortcomings.

In some cases, dreaming that a snake bites you in the pinky finger reveals your loss of confidence in a close person, family member or institution.

Dream of snake biting my thumb

This dream is expressing a serious hurt to your ability to maintain stability in your personal relationships.

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Dreaming that a snake bites your thumb reveals your worries about not being able to maintain control or stability in your relationships. Maybe you are admitting you cannot protect yourself from hostile changes in your lifestyle or personal relationships.

The thumb is usually the symbol of the control of your personal affairs. A snake biting you on the thumb would indicate your anxiety or concern that something or someone escapes your control or direction.

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Large snake biting my finger

Having a dream of large snakes indicates that you find yourself emotionally diminished, overwhelmed or weakened by your current concerns; that is why you may be magnifying the severity of your problems or limitations.

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Small snakes biting my finger

Dreaming of small snakes reveals short and brief discomfort. That’s right, tiny snakes also mean discomfort in matters that you consider to be of lesser or minor value. Likewise, they can symbolize embarrassing situations that are not only brief or momentary, but also difficult to deal with and laborious to solve.

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Snake biting my finger at home

Dreaming of snakes in the house indicates negative influences. That’s correct! dreaming that snakes or other poisonous or harmful animals, such as spiders or rats, enter your home can indicate that you are exposed to bad influences, or that someone is bringing personal problems into your life; it can also imply that you are going through a process of acceptance or recognition of your bad habits or vices.

On the contrary, your desire to remove from your life those harmful elements is expressed through dreams in which you expel those unwanted animals from your house or, better yet, if you eliminate them.

I recommend you to read snakes at home – dream meaning.

Killing snake that bit me in my finger

Dream of killing a snake has different interpretations.

One of them indicates that you really want to get rid of something perturbing your mind.

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Holding a snake that bit me in my finger

Dreaming of snakes in the house indicates negative influences. Indeed, seeing snakes (or other poisonous or harmful animals, such as spiders or rats) enter your home can indicate that you are exposed to bad influences, or that someone is bringing personal problems into your life; it can also imply that you are going through a process of acceptance or recognition of your bad habits or vices.

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Snake bit me in my finger and ran away

If by the end of the dream the snake escapes, it displays that something – apparently – dangerous or unpleasant did not materialize in real life. It is possible that this dream might be expressing your personal impression of a situation that initially caused you worries, but it turned out to be less serious over time.

Perhaps you just got lucky with an event in real life that could have hurt you badly.

Dream that snake runs away from me.

Black snake biting my finger

See black snakes in your dream reveals that you are dealing with people with dubious intentions.

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Red snake biting my finger

Having a dream of red snakes shows that a lot of strong emotions are impacting you.

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White snake biting my finger

White snake is showing your naivety in regards to a very important activity that demands a healthy dose of skepticism; it is likely that are putting yourself in a compromising situation with a candid or clueless attitude.

See more interpretations in page white snakes dream interpretations.

Is it bad dreaming of snakes?

Dream of snakes is bad?

The answer is “it depends on the specific dream”. I consider it to be bad in many cases, because it reveals that the dreamer is facing a situation or a person that is disturbing her life.

According to my experience interpreting dreams, I have noticed that the snake normally appears to express our . . .

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Dream Researcher. I have been helping people to understand their dreams since 2018. Love reading all kind of authoritative material about dreams analysis, like Freud, Jung and their followers; however, I learned more about dreams by helping my blog readers with the interpretation of their own dreams. I recently published an article in Leigh University and Brown University.