You Almost Definitely Have Submechanophobia | 22 Words

Out of all the phobias in the world, submechanophobia is perhaps the most mysterious... Because it turns out that, despite never having heard of it, so many of us suffer from it.

Keep scrolling to read about this unusual fear, and to find out if you have it yourself...

Most of us will have experienced the sickening fear of a phobia at some point in our lives.

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A phobia is an intense fear of something that, in reality, poses little or no actual danger.

Yes, we all get a little nervous when flying...

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And I don't think anyone actually likes spiders.

But, for some people, these fears are much more intense.

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Fears can develop into a phobia, which makes a person irrationally fearful and nervous of just the thought of their trigger.

Common phobias include...

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Closed-in places, heights, highway driving, insects, snakes, and needles.

But virtually anything can be developed into a phobia.

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These days, there's a phobia for pretty much anything... You name it, someone will have an irrational fear of it.

But now, there's one phobia, in particular, that's getting people talking.

A certain fear called submechanophobia is Twitter's latest discussion point... Because it turns out so many of us have it.

Admittedly, most of us won't have even heard of it before today.

We hadn't!

But it is very much real...

And it is completely terrifying.

Now, we know what you're thinking...

Do you have submechanophobia?

Keep scrolling to find out...

How does this make you feel?

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Would you simply swim past it into the depths? Or would you be straight back up to the surface?

Does this make you feel weird?

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Or are you unbothered?

How about this guy?

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Terrifying? Or fine?

And the looming plane?

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Does this give you a funny feeling?

Well, if you're feeling creeped out ...

You may have submachanophobia!

It's a fear of submerged manmade objects ...

And although it might sound oddly specific ...

It's way more common than you may think.

Honestly, these pics even make us feel a little uncomfortable.

And now people are finally coming clean.

Sumechanophobics, you are not alone!

Here are some more creepy pics ...

And here's the TikTok that started it all ...

@jakewcornell

Submechanophobia family r u out there? ##WeirdPets ##Wee ##submechanophobia

♬ original sound - Jake Cornell

What do you think? Do you have the fear?