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What does it mean when you dream about defecation?

The act of defecating in a dream can indicate that one has unloaded something one has been carrying around. Alternatively, natural self-expression. We can also feel “defecated on.” From a psychoanalytic point of view, toilet training is a major step in one’s development, so defecating has multiple interpretations.

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Residents of villages along the Ganga River are found defecating at the riverside, including areas close to town and municipal limits.
Urinating and defecating in public violates city code and is punishable by a fine of up to $500.
He was evicted from the shelter and moved to the councilrun Resettlement Centre in the city, before again being thrown out for his behaviour "which included urinating and defecating both in the properties and outside".
One resident, who did not want to be named, has taken photographs of men defecating in daylight and in full view of the homes, which she has passed to the council and Clwyd West Tory AM Darren Millar.
She said: "He admitted defecating on the children's play area three times in the two weeks specified, but denied responsibility for the other faeces.
The video began with shots of the area's polluted stream, a dead dog floating along in the water, a horse defecating, and foul brown water flowing from a pipe into the stream.
Jubal Brown's Self Defecating Theatre of Cruelty was put together by a group of filmmakers and artists who were instructed to think of something that disturbed them severely, and then commit it to film.
Insects such as the lesser grain borer, the red flour beetle, and the rusty grain beetle not only devour vast amounts of stored grain, but add insult to injury by defecating on the kernels, triggering the growth of fungi and molds such as Fusarium and Aspergillus.
This, allied to a big rise in rowdy drinking has resulted in yobs defecating in the streets and a massive health and hygiene problem more at home in the Middle Ages.
She also concludes that on the Sabbath day they refrained from defecating altogether, without explaining how this is possible.
Proposed new rules would also ban spitting, defecating, smoking, skateboarding and flatulence on the vehicles.
Prisoner James Holland, 32, who has Hepatitis C, refused to leave his cell for the hearing and stripped before defecating on the floor.