Wellspring - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwelsprɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word wellspring
Brit.  |ˈwɛlsprɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word wellspring

noun

- the source of water for a well (syn: wellhead)
- an abundant source (syn: fountainhead, well)

Examples

The tour guide was a wellspring of information.

...the nation's colleges and universities were a wellspring for political activism and unrest...

There was a wellspring of courage within her.

Las Vegas became the wellspring of a new style of family values.

Word forms

noun
singular: wellspring
plural: wellsprings
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