To dream of ants represents small annoyances or petty issues thoughts. Ants may be a sign that you are too concerned with an issue that isn’t that big of a deal. Being irritated by endless overtime or compulsive behavior.
Alternatively, ants may reflect your awareness of how annoying your behavior is to someone else who thinks your compulsive.
Negatively, dreaming about ants may be a sign that you need to try harder to not be such a snob.
To dream of army ants may reflect feelings about how excessive or dangerous an annoyance can be if you don’t avoid it. Feelings about petty or annoying people will become dangerous to you if you they are allowed to gather together against you. Grouping of petty or annoying issues that you feel is threatening. Concerns about annoyances in your life that will never stop attacking you. Feeling annoyed by multiple petty concerns that are staring to attack you in a personal manner. Feeling threatened by total embarrassment of something small that will not give up until you change. A wish to avoid involvement with a person or situation because you are sure it will result in non-stop annoyance until you choose to go away. A very assertive annoyance.
Example: A man dreamed of ants all over around him on the ground. In real life he was annoyed by news about an old friend he didn’t like and found it difficult to stop thinking about it.
Example 2: The Roman emperor Nero dreamed of being dragged into the darkness and being covered with winged ants. In waking life he was overcome with guilt for the petty murders of his mother, wives, and other family members.