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What does it mean when you dream about being lost?

Being lost in a dream can reflect feelings of being “lost” and confused in everyday life. Being unclear about which direction to go in life. Also note certain idioms to which the dream may be alluding, such as “making up for lost time,” “lost for words,” or “lost in the shuffle.”

References in classic literature ?
Sometimes I wake up in the night and hear the sea calling to me in the old way, and it seems as if lost Margaret called in it.
Philip of Macedon, not the father of Alexander the Great, but he who was conquered by Titus Quintius, had not much territory compared to the greatness of the Romans and of Greece who attacked him, yet being a warlike man who knew how to attract the people and secure the nobles, he sustained the war against his enemies for many years, and if in the end he lost the dominion of some cities, nevertheless he retained the kingdom.
With whatever qualifications, it is certainly one of the great English lyrics, and its union of Renaissance sensuousness with grandeur of conception and sureness of expression foretell clearly enough at twenty the poet of 'Paradise Lost.
At that moment his home life, jokes with Petya, talks with Sonya, duets with Natasha, piquet with his father, and even his comfortable bed in the house on the Povarskaya rose before him with such vividness, clearness, and charm that it seemed as if it were all a lost and unappreciated bliss, long past.
It is not, perhaps, easy for a reader, who hath never been in those circumstances, to imagine the horror with which darkness, rain, and wind, fill persons who have lost their way in the night; and who, consequently, have not the pleasant prospect of warm fires, dry cloaths, and other refreshments, to support their minds in struggling with the inclemencies of the weather.
I therefore lost no time in telling my uncle everything I knew, and I observed that even before I had ended his sorrow appeared to be lightened a little.
Fox seems to have lost all firmness of spirit on the occasion, and to have regarded the service with a misgiving heart.
Dear Miss Dunross," I remonstrated, "the flag is not lost.
Tis an awful thing for a bit of a bye to be lost in this great big city.
For a moment my meaning was lost on him; then he flushed and smiled, thanked me and was off again, saying that he must find his Shelley, as he wouldn't lose it for the world!
And while he was away, the Doctor and the rest of the animals, who did not know the jungle-paths so well, got lost in the deep woods.
Cause I've been lost before, and always got found again," answered Dorothy simply.