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Table 2 Factor loading of each adjective scale for each factor.

From: Comparisons of Auditory Impressions and Auditory Imagery Associated with Onomatopoeic Representation for Environmental Sounds

Pair of adjectives Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3
tasteful tasteless 0.905 0.055 0.154
desirous of hearing not desirous of hearing 0.848 0.292 0.214
pleasant unpleasant 0.788 0.458 0.254
rural urban 0.693 −0.210 0.294
soft hard 0.381 −0.101 0.327
muddy clear −0.165 −0.901 −0.288
bright dark −0.007 0.830 −0.018
smooth rough 0.190 0.726 0.356
sharp dull −0.393 0.712 −0.323
strong weak −0.259 −0.391 −0.860
modest loud 0.391 −0.020 0.805
powerful powerless −0.153 −0.486 −0.805
slow fast 0.504 −0.208 0.538