Symbolic of being surrounded by evil or in need of God’s light, Joel 2:2 Related DreamsDarkness 1. Fear of the unknown, ignorance. 2. Pessimism, fear of failure. 3. Depression, despair (lost in darkness). 4. Chaos of emotions.Darkness Subconscious, the void within.Darkness A dream of warning against treachery, false friends, willful blindness to reason and good sense (Artemidorus).Darkness Symbolizes the subconscious, a turning inward.