Conventional Interpretation

There is a corrosive influence in the dreamer's life which is usually bad but may be cleansing. There could be the feeling that the dreamer is being eaten away by some action or concept. The necessity is to become aware of something which must be used with caution depending how, and on whom, it is being used.

Psychological Interpretation

Psychologically, there is an awareness that self-confidence and the dreamer's usual sense of well-being is being eroded by outside influences.

Spiritual Interpretation

An act of corruption and evil eats away at our integrity.