Excrement

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excrement

[′ek·skrə·mənt]
(physiology)
An excreted substance; the feces.

What does it mean when you dream about excrement?

Excrement is waste, but it is also fertilizer and nourishment for new growth. It has a wide range of associations, partly due to its deployment in many linguistic expressions, any one of which may be the meaning of excrement in a dream. As with all dream symbols, the tone and setting of the dream indicate which meaning is appropriate.

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(The corpse you will leave will be but excrementitious.) (lines 4-9) The ritual of laying-on of hands that this passage evokes is religious and therapeutic, possessing theological and social dimensions.
There is nothing inorganic." It is worth noting that Thoreau also views this organic translation of nature's "living poetry" in physiological and "somewhat excrementitious" terms: "You here see perchance how blood vessels are formed"; "this suggests at least that Nature has some bowels." (21) The language I cite from "Poetry and Imagination" in my first epigraph suggests that Emerson also has those bowels in mind.
Just as he controls his children through trickery, perversity, violence, and every paternal excess, Alois is the domineering husband who controls his wife through priapism and vanity: "The excrementitious exchanges of any marriage are heightened in this one." But Alois ultimately loses Alois Jr., the runaway son, as well as Adolf, who will be bent not into the bureaucrat his father would have him be but into the powerful narcissist whose own twisted nature will twist in turn the deepest nature of his multitudinous compatriots.