To dream of smelling someone else’s bad breath represents an inability to listen to unappealing ideas or views. Experiencing other people’s obliviousness to how negative a message or idea expressed feels. Poor, incompetent, or uninteresting delivery of ideas. Ideas that don’t feel right to you. Feeling repelled by a person or situation. Feeling repelled by someone’s else ignorance.
To dream of having bad breath may reflect a need to be more careful about how you present, articulate, or deliver your ideas. An unappealing or off-putting presentation to others. A sense that you are repelling others. Not thinking before you speak.
Dreaming of having may also reflect anxiety about your ability to interest other people in your ideas or in liking you. Feelings about yourself being a total loser that nobody wants to listen to. Feelings of having embarrassed yourself with stupid ideas, unappealing suggestions, or ignorant statements.