The word infallible can mean "incapable of being wrong".

The word fallible can mean "capable of being wrong".

Is there a word that means "incapable of being right"?

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    Calling them "infallibly wrong" ought to do the trick, if you can use two words.
    – Sven Yargs
    Nov 28 '14 at 7:24

Schlemiel In Yiddish/American slang, a dopey, awkward person--a person who never gets any good luck and who is not particularly graceful The word 'schlemiel' means 'chronic bungler' in Yiddish (from a character in a classic German fable by A. von Chamissa (1781-1838) The fable,'The Wonderful History of Peter Schlemihl' appeared in 1813.


"Incorrigible" means incapable of being corrected, which is close.


"clueless" comes close. Although it also connotes total oblivious ignorance of a topic, someone who is clueless would never get the right answer.

Or, you could say "He's a veritable Fox News host when it comes to [x]"

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