Ever So Meaning

Example: Used other than as an idiom: see ever,‎ so.
2003: Peter Lee, Halcyon days: How to lose a war in a week
  Were ironic quotation marks ever so deserved?
Very, extremely
1823: John Howard Payne -- Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
1899, Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness, section 1
  He was five feet six, I should judge, and had his grip on the handle–end of ever so many millions.
2002: S. K. Elkins (poster on Harry Potter for Grownups Yahoogroup), re: Draco Malfoy Is Ever So Lame. Yet Sympathetic. And Dead, Too (read at [[1]] on 13 May 2006) - How bad is Voldemort? Ever so bad!