Dostoyevsky


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Dos·to·yev·sky

or Dos·to·ev·ski  (dŏs′tə-yĕf′skē, -toi-, dŭs-), Feodor Mikhailovich 1821-1881.
Russian writer whose works, such as the novels Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), and The Brothers Karamazov (1880), combine religious mysticism with profound psychological insight.

Dos′to·yev′ski·an adj.
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