in dreams the manifest content is the obvious meaning of a dream, the denotation if you will. Opposed to the latent meaning of a dream which is the true meaning behind a dream, the connotation of falling but not hitting a floor from a height for example.

MANIFEST CONTENT: "The manifest content of a dream is the obvious content, for example: seeing an individual purchasing a house, will indicate you wish to purchase a house."
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