Definition of Dostoevsky, Fyodor in English:

Dostoevsky, Fyodor

(also Dostoyevsky)

proper noun

  • (1821–81), Russian novelist; full name Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky. His novels reveal his psychological insight, savage humor, and concern with the religious, political, and moral problems posed by human suffering. Notable works: "Crime and Punishment" (1866), "The Idiot" (1868), and "The Brothers Karamazov" (1880)


Dostoevsky, Fyodor