MANIFEST CONTENT

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."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "MANIFEST CONTENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/manifest-content/ (accessed October 16, 2018).
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