So I'm doing readworks questions in class I have have to give a character trait but I don't know what you call someone that is always wrong.....

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    I'm not sure if there is a word. Can anyone always be wrong in everything? Or are you looking more for a kind of nickname, e.g. Mr Wrong or as an adjective: the ever-erring Mr X. – S Conroy May 17 at 13:53
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    Can you give a sentence with a blank to show how you think you want this word to be used? – Mitch May 17 at 14:22
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    Ask my teen-age daughter: she will say it's me... – Cascabel May 17 at 16:21
  • What Mitch said, plus, look in a thesaurus and tell us where your search for the right word broke down. // Do you mean like when someone carries a cloud above his head in a comic strip, everywhere he goes? – aparente001 May 22 at 20:32

If such a person is reliably always wrong, you may call them a contra-indicator. This is sometimes used in financial markets. You may not know what to do, but then you look at what the contra-indicator does, and you do the opposite for virtually guaranteed success.






I'm not sure there is anything that describes someone who is ALWAYS wrong.

But someone who has a tendency always to be wrong, or show bad judgment, is sometimes described as wrong-headed.


There is no word for someone who is always wrong but im sure we can come up with few suggestions here is my suggestion

  1. Naive - adjective (of a person or action) showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgement

Unsound (adj.) feels like it might work.

  1. Not dependably strong or solid.

  2. Not physically or mentally healthy.

  3. Not true or logically valid; fallacious: an unsound conclusion.

Depending on the context, I'd feel confident in the wrongness of someone described as unsound.

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