Definition of wellspring in English:

wellspring

Syllabification: well·spring
Pronunciation: /ˈwelˌspriNG
 
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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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