- the head or source of a spring, stream, river, etc.; fountainhead.
- a source or supply of anything, especially when considered inexhaustible: a wellspring of affection.
Origin of wellspring
Examples from the Web for wellspring
Contemporary Examples of wellspring
Nor should our recognition of Edward Snowden occasion our rejection of peace and joy as a wellspring of our lives.Edward Snowden, Not Pope Francis, Is the Person of the Year
December 12, 2013
Mexico, Mexico City in particular, has been a wellspring for the global art world for a while.Mexico’s Dark Past and Present
June 21, 2013
Jeffress was of course tapping into a wellspring of anti-Mormon prejudice in the culture.Calling Out Christian Hatemongers
October 14, 2011
Historical Examples of wellspring
Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it.
The wellspring of wisdom is as a flowing brook, says the Wise Man.The Chaplain of the Fleet
Walter Besant and James Rice
And what a godsend and wellspring of delight Jess and his store were to all Rockhaven's progeny.Rockhaven
Eugenie's first and only love was a wellspring of sadness within her.Eugenie Grandet
Honore de Balzac
And the body is, of necessity, a wellspring of energy; it has to do something.Democracy and Education
- the source of a spring or stream; fountainhead
- a source of continual or abundant supply