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Seven of Wands Tarot
Card Meanings and Keywords


Being in the advantage position.

Being a chameleon.

Being defensive.

Putting up boundaries.

Being a teacher or public speaker.

Being overwhelmed by too much attention.

Getting what you want, and then not wanting it anymore.

Saying No to others.


Alienating others.

A losing battle.

Being your own worst enemy.

Symbolism in Seven of Wands tarot card

The man holding his wand in a defensive position symbolises taking a stand. The high ground he stands on symbolises being in the advantage position. His green tunic symbolises ambition. The clear sky symbolises there are little or no real obstacles or threats to the seeker. The man is wearing mismatched footwear, symbolising the man’s ability to adapt. He is uneasy in his position, symbolising he has not yet decided what actions and/or path to take.

Seven of Wands tarot card and Astrology

Mars (Tower) in Leo (Strength).

Seven of wands tarot card meanings upright

Seven of wands in a general question

Seven of Wands tarot card denotes being defensive and putting up barriers and boundaries. You are protecting your point of view and your position. You have the advantage position. People might find it hard to get close to you when this card shows up. In a business question, you might have a too tight niche of customers you want to serve, and you might have to broaden your customer platform. This card can also be an indication of how you handle being in demand, as the person in the picture is a bit overwhelmed by the attention he is getting. Seven of wands tarot card also shows up when the Seeker is guided to teach.

Seven of wands in a love reading

In a love reading, Seven of wands tarot card often means the Seeker is afraid to get hurt and is putting up walls.

Seven of wands in a career reading

In a career question, Seven of wands tarot card signifies careers in teaching, politics and management. Seven of wands can also mean the Seeker feels a lack of support in the workplace, and they are dealing with all the demands on their own.

Seven of wands as Feelings

Seven of wands as feelings denotes the Seeker feels defensive. The Seeker could also be feeling at odds with his/hers peers. The Seeker has a message to convey and knows it will stir up some controversy. If you are asking how someone feels about you, Seven of wands can mean they feel the need to assert themselves to get their point of views across. They could also be feeling a bit misunderstood. Spiritual maturity is being developed.

Learn what Seven of wands tarot card means in the Grand Tableau. 

Personality types in Seven of Wands tarot card

Seven of wands tarot card people is someone who stands up for what they believe in, and their opinions often put them in the minority. They have a sound knowledge to back up their beliefs and they fight ignorance in others by teaching them. They have strong determination and make great advocates, especially for severely vulnerable people who depend on a social system for survival. They also make great teachers and believe in a fair and just society. This is someone who is smarter than the average person and is therefore in an advantage position. They have more knowledge and skill than the next man so they can handle more stress and opposition. They need to learn to choose their battles more wisely.

seven of wands tarot card meaning


Seven of wands tarot card meanings reversed

Seven of Wands tarot card reversed indicates an inability to hold your ground, especially if it is not popular. There is a lack of defending oneself. The beliefs and actions that should make changes are instead not going anywhere. Embarrassments and anxiety are indicated. This card also shows up reversed when there is strong opposition from subordinates. There might be a fear of authorities. Seven of wands reversed can also mean the Seeker is fighting a losing battle.

Personality types in reversed Seven of Wands tarot card

This is someone who is pushing so hard to get their points across that they are losing credibility. The causes they follow are often long-lost and they have little facts to back up their claims. Seven of wands reversed people often bring out the worst in others. Their sex drive is often in overdrive and they recklessly seek pleasurable distractions. This is someone who needs stronger boundaries. They often end up with several divorces and numerous of children to their ex-partners. They also have a tendency to lose their job, alienating their friends and family, and getting themselves into trouble. They are their own worst enemy.

Seven Of Wands Tarot Card Combinations

Some important tarot card combinations including Seven of wands:

7 of wands + The Fool: University. Lecturing. 

7 of wands + The Emperor: Standing up against authority. 

7 of wands + The Hierophant: Opposition to group consciousness.

7 of wands + Strength: Protecting animals. Activism. 

7 of wands + Wheel of fortune: Protecting your long-term investments. 

7 of wands + The Hanged Man: Observing and bidding your time. Researching. 

7 of wands + The Temperance: Management. 

7 of wands + The World: Challenges. 

7 of wands + Three of cups: Taking a break from friends. 

7 of wands + Five of cups: Covering your tracks. 

7 of wands + Eight of cups: Walking away from stress. 

7 of wands + Ten of cups: Protecting your sacred space. 

7 of wands + Queen of cups: Spiritual teacher. 

7 of wands + King of cups: Philosopher. 

7 of wands + Ace of pentacles: More responsibility at work. 

7 of wands + Four of pentacles: Protecting your money. 

7 of wands + Six of pentacles: Confusion about how to apply oneself. 

7 of wands + Knight of pentacles: Being an all-rounder at work. 

7 of wands + Queen of pentacles: Protecting your home. Putting your family first. 

7 of wands + King of pentacles: Protecting your business. 

7 of wands + Two of swords: Avoiding making decisions. 

7 of wands + Three of swords: Getting hurt easily. 

7 of wands + Five of swords: Being surrounded by enemies. 

7 of wands + Knight of swords: Standing up for your beliefs. Fighting for what you believe in. 

7 of wands + Queen of swords: A coordinator. 

7 of wands + Two of wands: Waiting until the last minute before making a decision. 

7 of wands + Eight of wands: Trying to slow things now. 

7 of wands + Nine of wands: Getting what you want but at a price. 

7 of wands + Page of wands: Attention seeker. Negative attention. 

Seven of wands tarot card meanings

Seven of wands tarot card meanings denote being in the advantage position. People are starting to see you as an authority, whether you are one or not, and it seems you suddenly have a lot to defend. Joining the crowd is no option, you want to be an individual. Let people know what you are about, and stay proud even if they disapprove. You are here to teach something. Focus on you those who want to learn. 

Learn the Meanings of the Suit of Wands Tarot Cards Here.

Learn the Meanings of Seven of CupsSeven of PentaclesSeven of Swords. 

Learn the meaning of the Number 7 in numerology here.