nonrespondent

noun
non·re·spon·dent | \ˌnän-ri-ˈspän-dənt \
plural nonrespondents

Definition of nonrespondent 

: someone who is not a respondent especially : someone who does not respond to a poll Many nonrespondents said that they did not feel knowledgeable enough about fishing to answer the questionnaire. — Chuck Harris and Eric Bergersen

First Known Use of nonrespondent

1856, in the meaning defined above

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