Heroine or Heroin?
Heroine or Heroin?What is the difference between "heroine" and "heroin"?
- A "heroine" is a woman admired for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.
- To be a hero or a heroine, one must give an order to oneself. (Philosopher Simone Weil)
- "Heroin" is an addictive drug derived from morphine.
- Russia is said to have more heroin users than any other country in the world.
- 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.)
- 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.
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- heroine of a film
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HeroineThe noun "heroine" refers to a woman (often in a book, play, or film) that is admired for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. (In mythology, "heroines" are often women with superhuman qualities.)
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HeroinThe noun "heroin" is an analgesic (a painkiller) drug made from morphine. "Heroin" is illegal in many countries, unless it is used to treat a medical problem.
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