Dream Symbols

What The Letter X Means

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Did you dream of the letter X or some sort of other symbol that resembles this letter? This is a common symbol for making marks and crossing things out. If you dream of the letter X, it could have many different meanings.

What it Means to Dream of the Letter X

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Dreaming of Writing an X on a Piece of Paper: This can mean that you are unsatisfied with your work. You may feel that something is wrong.

Seeing an X as a grade on a paper: If you dream about school, you may see an X on one of your tests. This could mean that you are feeling judged or criticized by others. It could also mean that you have some regret over decisions you made in the past.

Filling Out Check Boxes: Sometimes the X is used to mark checkboxes and selections. If this is the case in your dream, this likely means you are exploring your options and trying to make a decision about something.

X Marks the Spot: Often times in stories about pirates looking for treasure, you may see on a map “X Marks the Spot”. This could mean that you are thinking about a goal or a destination. It could mean there is something you are working towards, but you are unsure about how you will get there.

X as a Roman Numeral: In Roman Numerals, the letter X is a symbol for the number 10. The number 10 often means starting something new and taking leadership. It could also have some significance for being the 10th of something – such as a date {The month of October, or the 10th day of the month, or even a decade of 10 years}. See meaning of numbers in dreams for more ideas what this may mean.

X as a Mark of Stigma: Sometimes an X might appear on a person’s forehead or hand in a dream. This can mean that someone is not being accepted, or that you may feel like an outcast. You may feel different or alienated from others in a situation. You may feel as if you are experiencing stigma and stereotyping in your current waking life.

X as in Ex: It is also possible the X may be a symbol for the word “Ex”, such as in the case of an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend. See what it means to dream of an ex to understand this in our dreams.

Crossing Things Out: Your dream of an x-mark could also mean that you want to disassociate yourself with something, or that you no longer want something to be a part of your life.

Did you have a dream about the letter X? What do you think it might mean? Share your dream experiences in the comments section below!

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  1. I had a dream red letter X but it was not clear but you can make it out but it was put on my son he’s 9 months

  2. X is the final and 22nd letter TAV in the ancient Hebrew, the language of the creator. It means MARK or SIGN or end. Jesus says HE is the TAV, the X. Or the end. (Christians say the word omega instead but that is the final Greek letter and it’s equivalent in Hebrew is TAV.
    The X on the hand 🤚 with the barcode is a pretty clear reference to the warning by God against recieving the MARK (X) of the beast without which no one will be able to buy or sell (Read Revelation 13) (done by barcodes)

  3. I had a dream, where I looked at my hand and saw a x as a tattoo, but it wasn’t a normal x. It looked like a ballot x, and the curved line was more complex it reminded me of calligraphy. There was also a stamp-like tattoo next to it, but I can’t remeber what it was exactly.

  4. I have a dream there was a certain a man that wrote x sign on the ground concerning me and my spouse future.

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