(1821–81), Russian novelist; full name Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky. Dostoevsky’s novels reveal his psychological insight, savage humour, and concern with the religious, political, and moral problems posed by human suffering. Notable novels: Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1868), and The Brothers Karamazov (1880).
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: Fyo¦dor Dos¦to|ev¦sky
Definition of Dostoevsky, Fyodor in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.