But then came the phone-hacking scandal, and the mighty media conglomerate is still reeling from the impact.
One theory is as convincing as it is wicked: we gawk when the mighty fall because we take glee in their disgrace.
But he's proven time and again that he has a mighty megaphone that can affect the race and is not afraid to use it.
Old English mihtig, earlier mæhtig, from miht (see might (n.)). Cf. Old Frisian mechtig, Old Saxon mahtig, Dutch machtig, German mächtig. As an adverb, it is attested from c.1300, though now considered colloquial.