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The difference between “heroin” and “heroin”

The difference between“heroin“y“heroin“

“Heroin“y“heroin“they are easy to confuse because they sound identical (that is, they are perfect homonyms).

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  • A“heroine“ is a woman admired for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.
    • To be a hero or aheroine, one must give an order to oneself. (Philosopher Simone Weil)
  • “Heroin“ es una droga adictiva derivada de la morfina.
    • Russia is said to have more heroin users than any other country in the world.


El sustantivo“heroin“refers to a woman (often in a book, play, or film) who is admired for her courage, outstanding achievement, or noble qualities. (In mythology,“heroines“they are usually women with superhuman qualities).

Example sentences with“heroin“:

  • Great battles can make great heroes and heroines. (Religious leader Ezra Taft Benson)  ✔️
  • Most mainstream fiction is full of heroines. Female characters are great — you want to fall in love with them. (Author Iain Banks) ✔️
  • I’m a heroine addict. I need to be with women who have saved someone’s life. (Comedian Mitch Hedberg) ✔️
    (This is a play on words.)


El sustantivo“heroin“is an analgesic drug (an analgesic) made from morphine. The“heroin“it is illegal in many countries, unless it is used to treat a medical problem.

Example sentences with“heroin“:

  • Many heroin users are very afraid of withdrawal. Withdrawal is one of the most common reasons why people have trouble quitting heroin. ✔️
  • Heroin was first made in 1898 by the Bayer Company in Germany. It was originally used as a cough medicine and a painkiller. ✔️

Common Terms with“Heroine“and“Heroin“

Common terms with the word“heroin“:

  • heroine and hero
  • heroine of a book
  • heroine of a film
  • superheroine

Términos comunes con la palabra“heroin“:

  • heroin addict
  • heroin user
  • heroin chic
  • heroin withdrawal symptoms

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