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.
via: GettyA 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...
via: GettyAnd I don't think anyone actually likes spiders.
But, for some people, these fears are much more intense.
via: GettyFears can develop into a phobia, which makes a person irrationally fearful and nervous of just the thought of their trigger.
Common phobias include...
via: GettyClosed-in places, heights, highway driving, insects, snakes, and needles.
But virtually anything can be developed into a phobia.
via: GettyThese 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.
Found out about Submechanophobia recently and I can't stop watching videos on it.— oliviadoesdarkmagic (@doesdarkmagic) January 28, 2021
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.
I don't think I have Submechanophobia but I don't NOT have Submechanophobia— Hay (@_slayley) January 31, 2021
But it is very much real...
And it is completely terrifying.
tiktok made me realize i have submechanophobia— jazzy🍠 (@y4jia) January 28, 2021
Submechanophobia images make me want to rip my skin off— River (@deletedbyhell) February 2, 2021
I have megalophobia and submechanophobia those are the only true fears I have I hate it— Max (@anarchycat9959) February 1, 2021
SUBMECHANOPHOBIA 🙂🙃🙂🙃🙂— TheMa_ (@weipet338) January 31, 2021
Found out i have submechanophobia today!— Angga Putrandya (@Arioputraaaa) January 30, 2021
Just realized there is a name for a fear/discomfort I’ve always had since I was a kid and it’s submechanophobia. 💀💀— FlowerPunk™ (@So_Sweet_Devil) January 29, 2021
Now, we know what you're thinking...
Just filmed my first submechanophobia reaction video and I wanna d*e 🙃🙃— jordyn⎊ (@whyjordie) January 30, 2021
Do you have submechanophobia?
Keep scrolling to find out...
How does this make you feel?
Does this make you feel weird?
Or are you unbothered?
How about this guy?
Terrifying? Or fine?
And the looming plane?
Does this give you a funny feeling?
Well, if you're feeling creeped out ...
So I THINK I might have submechanophobia ??? (Submerged man-made objects) just read about this and every time I think about that fkn boat Antilla i get fullbody shivers wtf also the images that popped up when searching... girl.— Alpha Echo Foxtrot (@bibirikunn) January 30, 2021
You may have submachanophobia!
It's a fear of submerged manmade objects ...
WAAAH YES I LOVE THOSE VIDEOS O MUCH!!!!!!!! submechanophobia is so interesting to me!!! THE DEFUNCT AMUSEMENT PARK ATTRACTIONS ARE SO FASCINATING it's such a strange period of time for entertainment! I love it!— Vin 🤙 (@BuriedAliens) January 30, 2021
And although it might sound oddly specific ...
It's way more common than you may think.
ok so sunken ships and buildings are v cool and kinda peaceful right but like anything else "sunken" that doesn't,,,,— Suffering Sappho 🌈 she/they (@A_Shego_gay) February 2, 2021
Like planes underwater??? Animatronics underwater????? 🤢🤢🤢🤢🤢🤢
Honestly, these pics even make us feel a little uncomfortable.
And now people are finally coming clean.
I have submechanophobia! I just generally have a fear of stuff in the ocean, especially huge things. I also hate bugs, and the noises flies/bees/wasps/etc make.— CREEPER (@FL0WER_R4M) February 1, 2021
Sumechanophobics, you are not alone!
Here are some more creepy pics ...
I am super unsettled by how huge the model of the "dragonsnake" that ate R2D2 in Empire Strikes Back was. pic.twitter.com/DCvreXJsKR— Trey the Explainer (@Trey_Explainer) January 28, 2021
Here’s a reminder that in 2013, a statue of Jason Voorhees was installed 120 feet deep in a lake in Crosby, Minnesota. pic.twitter.com/t2vptCr3nJ— Jason Voorhees (@JasonVoorhees54) January 31, 2021
12. Submechanophobia. I hate it so damn much.— Fukuran 森林ふくらん Owltuber 🦉(ENVTuber)⚙️ Debut: 2021 (@FukuranVT) January 31, 2021
Also dark, heights, spiders but that thing.... Brrr... pic.twitter.com/GxpaP59hgg
And here's the TikTok that started it all ...
What do you think? Do you have the fear?