[ noun ] a coming to an end of a contract period
"the expiry of his driver's license"
Used in print(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)
The embarrassment of these theories over the naturalness of death is an illustration of the thesis that death cannot be only a punishment , for some termination seems necessary in a life that is lived within the natural_order of time and change .
On_the_other_hand , Christian faith knows that death is more than the natural termination of temporal existence .
If this aspect of death as punishment is not distinguished from the idea of death as natural termination , the conclusion seems inevitable that temporal existence itself is a form of punishment rather than the state into which man is put by the will of the Creator .
[ noun ] the act of ending something
"the termination of the agreement"