Smother، To dream of being smothered represents feelings of being stifled, overwhelmed, obscured, or emotionally suffocated. An area of your life is too predominant. Problems exerting power or control over you. People in your like that are overbearing. Excessive parenting.
To dream that you are trying to smother someone or something represents your attempts to drown out others ideas or isolate something you don’t agree with.
Example: A woman dreamed of being smothered with paper. In waking life she had to deal with an overwhelming amount of paperwork after her father died.