To dream of using the compass means that you are looking for directions in your waking life. There is a certain situation or question where you do not know how to act, therefore you dream of the compass. If you are unable to understand the compass, it shows that you are unable to deal with your own life. If the compass is broken or doesnt work properly, it means that you have no idea what to do in some situation. You are looking for the guidance.
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