nonrespondent

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

Definition of nonrespondent

plural nonrespondents
: 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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