Definition of wellspring in English:

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wellspring

Pronunciation: /ˈwelˌspriNG/

noun

literary
An original and bountiful source of something: sadness is the wellspring of creativity
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  • It is at the source, the wellspring of our feelings, that we may then either amplify or transform them.
  • They also underscore the enduring richness of the continent's cultural heritage, which serves as a wellspring of creativity worldwide.
  • From the moment he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988, his wellsprings of creativity almost completely dried up.

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Syllabification: well·spring

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