What Does the 10 of Swords Mean?


Defeat has come, ruin is here and all is bleak. This is perhaps the worst card in the deck. All is lost and there is no hope. The sun sets. But, the sun also rises & tomorrow is a new day. Lay still for a moment, before you rise again.


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Tarot Card Meanings for the 10 of Swords


Keywords for the 10 of Swords
Ruin; a sudden ending; feeling totally broken; grief; a negative outcome; depression; feeling crushed; the result of wrong choices; surgery; falling just before the finishing line; hardship; a bad omen; projects failing; being stabbed in the back.
10 of Swords Reversed
Feeling powerless; a coma; catatonia; the aftermath; trying to work out what went wrong; discovering your betrayer; obstacles being removed; light at the end of the tunnel.
As People
Actors; extreme circus acts; escapology illusionists; someone physically ill; surgery patient; a widow or widower.

10 of Swords Correspondences

ElementAir
TimingJune 11 – June 20. Sol in Gemini
Numerology10 – Ultimate completion, final manifestation, result of true will, recognition, continuation, realisation, endings
Card Counting Value10 – card number
Yes or NoNo

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