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dwarf

1. an abnormally undersized person, esp one with a large head and short arms and legs
2. 
a. an animal or plant much below the average height for the species
b. (as modifier): a dwarf tree
3. (in folklore) a small ugly manlike creature, often possessing magical powers

dwarf

short for dwarf star.

What does it mean when you dream about a dwarf?

Dwarfs are small people, traditionally regarded as possessing magical qualities or powers of divination. This may thus be a highly fortuitous dream symbol. Alternatively, dwarfs can be negative symbols, representing some part of the dreamer’s psyche that is stunted or repressed.

dwarf

[dwȯrf]
(biology)
Being an atypically small form or variety of something.
(medicine)
An abnormally small individual; especially one whose bodily proportions are altered.

Dwarf

(dreams)
At times people will see dwarfs, midgets, or very small people in their dreams. These images seem to represent, or allude to, the childlike creative powers of the unconscious. You can think of the dwarf as a “worker” in your unconscious. He could represent some childlike condition that has the potential and power to influence your life. Consider the details and the emotional tone in the dream and make an attempt to connect it to a situation in your daily life. The dwarf suggests possibilities for learning and brings to the conscious mind messages from the unconscious.
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The study also reveals that dwarves suffer from many problems, including unemployment and lack of proper medical care, while many of them fail to get married.
It soured the festivities for me and underlined why, statistically, six out of seven dwarves are not happy.
Bilbo Baggins, therefore, is torn from his comfortable middle-class existence by dwarves with names from the sagas.
This turns out to be an advantage when dwarves raid his ledge, destroying his family.
With wizards, elves, dwarves and, of course, hobbits, the play tells the story of Bilbo Baggins, a quiet, respectable hobbit living in the most comfortable part of the Shire.