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.
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
|Timing||June 11 – June 20. Sol in Gemini|
|Numerology||10 – Ultimate completion, final manifestation, result of true will, recognition, continuation, realisation, endings|
|Card Counting Value||10 – card number|
|Yes or No||No|