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Could you tell me what the very means in the sentence below?

"In the sentence "I'm surprised that there should be any objection." it is the very idea of the objection that surprises me, not the objection as a fact."

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"adj.

5. Being nothing more than what is specified; mere: The very act of riding in the car made him dizzy."