The act of texting that causes to turn away from the original focus of attention or interest.
I got off the elevator on the wrong floor because I was textracted.
Officer: Do you realize how fast you were driving?
He/She: I am very sorry, Officer. I was textracted!
(adj.): When a person either (1) takes a ridiculously long time to respond to a text message due to other distractions or (2) ignores his or her surroundings because he/she is too focused on texting. These seemingly conflicting meanings can never occur simultaneously.
Sheila: Hey, dude.
You: I love you!
(5 hours later) Sheila: Oops! Sorry! I love you, too...I was just textracted.
You: (watching TV) Awesome! Steve, you have to see this.
(Steve, sitting right next to you, doesn't respond; he's too busy texting)
Steve: Oh, what? Sorry, I was just textracted.